House 1997-2002 (District 50B); House 2003-08 (District 49B)
Party when first elected: Republican
South Saint Paul High School; Secondary; University of Minnesota; B.A.; CommunicationsUniversity of St. Thomas; M.B.A.; Certificate, Organization Management
Two children: Karl, and Erik (sons)
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Andover, Minnesota.Religion provided by the Natural Resources Defense Council's State Directories 2005, Politics in Minnesota the Directory, 2005-2006 and a newspaper article.