Education: BA University of Northern Colorado; MA University of Denver, School of
I have taught kindergarten to twelfth grade. Eight years as a counselor and five of those
as a high school crisis counselor. Five
years private practice specializing in adolescents. I love teaching college level students and
learn so much from them every semester.
Very active in politics in the metro area...sixteen years
on city council, served as Mayor of Englewood, Chair of Urban Drainage and
Flood Control District, Chair of Englewood Housing Authority, Chair of South
Suburban Park Foundation, member of Arapahoe County Open Space and Trail
Advisory Board, South Platte Working Group member. Instrumental in developing hiking and bicycle
trails in the south metro area.
My hobbies are wood carving, wood working, playing video
games, riding bicycle, gardening and especially hanging our with my fuzzy