Bachelor in Political Science, American University, Washington, 1995. Master of Arts in Political Science, American University, Washington, 1996.
Communications director to Republican Doc Hastings, United States House of Representatives, Washington, 2001—2003, legislation director, 2003—2005, chief of staff, 2005—2009. Republica staff director Subcommittee on Rules and the Organization of House United States House Subcommittee on Rules & the Origin of House, 2010—2011. Chief of staff United States House Natural Resources Committee, since 2011.