City: Liberty Lake, WA
Education: She graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in San Antonio in 1973. She earned an associate’s degree in social science from Sacramento City College in 1991 and a bachelor’s degree in multicultural psychology from California State University-Sacramento in 1993.
Work experience: She worked in the California Secretary of State office for several years and also worked with the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing in the Office of Governmental Regulations and the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians before retiring.
Political experience: None
Family: Divorced with two children and four grandchildren.