I was born and raised in Chandler Oklahoma and come from a very long line of Lincoln County Dairy Farmers and golfers. I graduated from Chandler High School and attended the University of Oklahoma for two years before transferring to the University of Central Oklahoma where I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. I have two children, Jacki age 20 and Kyle age 18. In addition to my human children I have four dogs - Khal, Stormi, Mosby and Charlie. My hobbies include reading, listening to music/attending concerts, walking, yoga, watching my children play sports and binge watching my favorite TV shows. I currently live in Bethany, Oklahoma where I have resided for 18 years.
I have been in education for 27 years. I started my career in Oklahoma City Public Schools where I taught 1st Grade for 7 years at Hawthorne Elementary. After my daughter was born, I had to make the hard decision to leave my teaching position. I opened a series of daycare centers in the Bethany area and was the acting Director/Administrator for 18 years where we served ages 0-12, with an emp