- Occupation: Educator- B.S., M.A.Ed, Ed.S., Ph. D.
- Served on Governor's Study Committee for Elementary Guidance (1984)
- Member of the State School Board/ Dept. of Educ. Joint Task Force on Elementary Guidance
- Member of the Board of Trustees for United Way Middle TN (1996- Present)
- Member of Joint Legislative Committee - Resiliency in Youth (1997- 1998)
- Educator of the Year - Annual Legislative Retreat (1996)
- Chaired the Parent Education Committee of Success by 6 (1991-1994)