House 2007-2010 (District 38A); House 2013-Present (District 51A)
Party when first elected: Democratic-Farmer-Labor
Date of Birth:
Date of Death:
Reported Minority: None Reported
City of Residence (when first elected):
Occupation (when first elected):
Maple Heights High School, Ohio; Secondary;
Valparaiso University, Indiana; B.A.; Government Major, Economics Minor
OTHER GOVERNMENT SERVICE
Minnesota Historical Society (Capitol Tour Guide, 9 years);
198? to 198?
Eagan, Minnesota (City Parks Commission);
1981 to 1989
Minnesota Department of Corrections, Shakopee Women's Facility (Volunteer Coordinator);
199? to 19??
State Legislative Staff:
Minnesota House of Representatives (Staff Member);
1990 to 1991
Eagan, Minnesota (City Council);
1993 to 2000
Doug (ex-husband); Divorced (when first elected)
Three children: Rob, Laura, and Randy
Family Members Who Have Served in the Minnesota Legislature:
She lived in Chicago, Illinois before she moved to Minnesota in the 1970s.
She ran unsuccessfully for the Minnesota House of Representatives in the 1998 election.
She was defeated in the 2022 primary.
Religion provided by the 2006 WCCO TV Voters' Guide.