Bachelor, Harvard University, 1979. Master of Arts, St. John's College, 1987.
Test administrator Army Education Centers, Augsburg, Germany, 1982—1985. Bureau chief New Mexico State Department Regulation and Licensing, 1989—1990. Faculty Albuquerque Academy, 1990—1997.
Columnist Albuquerque Tribune, 2000—2002. State representative district 15 New Mexico House of Representatives, Santa Fe, since 2002.
Member New Mexico State. Board Education, 2001—2002. Vice president Laguna Education Foundation, since 2006.
Married Gregory Zanetti. Children: Daniel, Michael.