Bachelor of Science, Oklahoma State University, 1983. Master of Arts, University Oklahoma, 1994.
News anchor Station KOSU-FM, Stillwater, 1981, Station KRXO-FM, Stillwater, 1982. Assistant producer Station KTVY-television, Oklahoma City, 1983-1984. Anchor/reporter Station KTEN, Ada, 1985-1986.
Producer American's Shopping Channel, Oklahoma City, 1987. Public relations coordinator Southwest Medical Center Oklahoma, 1988-1989, public relations associate, 1990-1991, manager public relations and development, 1991-1993. Executive director, Chief Executive Officer Neighborhood Alliance, 1994-1995.
Community development associate Integris Health, 1995-1999. Host State of Change Radio Talk Show, 2000—2003. Freelance writer Guideposts publications, since 2004.
Columnist The Edmond Sun, Oklahoma, 2000—2004, City West Times, Mustang, Recreation Vehicle News, El Reno Tribune, MetroFamily, Oklahoma City.
Member communications committee United Way, Oklahoma City, 1989-1990. Board directors National Clown and Laughter Hall of Fame, 1989-1997. Board directors HUGS, 1992-1994, Firesafe Foundation, 1994-1996, International Center for Humor and Health, 1995-1997, Contact, 1996-1997.
Board directors Youth Build Oklahoma City, 1996. Member junior hospitality Xanadu, 1996-2002, auction chairman, 1998, acquisitions chairman, 1999, board directors, 1999-2003. Member Women in Communications (vice president 1981-1982), American Hospital Association, Oklahoma Hospital Association, American Society Health Care Marketing and Public Relations, Public Rels Society of America, Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce, South Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce, Lions International, American Business Clubs (board directors), Rotary International (group study exchange to Queensland, Australia 1995), West Oklahoma City Rotary Club (board directors 1999-2000), Oklahoma City Carefree Rose Garden Club, Toastmasters.
Married Jeffery Lee Taylor, June 16, 1990 (divorced July 1992). Married Dennis Ray Buckley, October 30, 1995 (divorced February 1997). Married Michael Floyd Thompson, February 14, 2002.
1 child, Micah Faith.