Bachelor in Journalism, University of Southern California, 1984; student, We. Carolina U., 1980-1982.
Intern, Associated Press, Columbia, South Carolina., 1982-1983; intern, University of Southern California, Columbia, 1983-1984; reporter, The Herald Newspaper, Rock Hill, South Carolina., 1984-1987; editor, Saluda Psychological Newsletter, Rock Hill, South Carolina., 1985-1986; public relations assistant, Chester (South Carolina.) County School District, 1987-1988; public relations director, Chester (South Carolina.) County School District, 1988-1989; manager marketing, public information, York Technology College, Rock Hill, 1989-1992; technical support engineer, Microscoft Corporation, Redmond, Washington, 1993-1994; technical writer, Microscoft Corporation, Redmond, Washington, since 1994.
Political chairman South Carolina chapter Sierra Club, 1988-1991 (Conservationist of Year 1989). Member various roles Henry's Knobb Sierra Club Group, Rock Hill, 1990-1991, Charlotte (North Carolina) County Dance Festival, 1989. Member South Carolina Technology Education Association, Appalachian Trail Conference, Professional Association Diving Instructors, College News Association of Carolinas.
Married Keith Robert French, May 14, 1994.