Term: Serving first term in Senate. Profession: Chief Information Officer, Four Oaks. Education: Received bachelor's degree in 1980 from the University of Iowa, double-majored in communication, theater arts, and journalism. Memberships and Activities: Director, Ohnward Bank, Director, Wartburg College Board of Regents, Co-Chair Wartburg "Commission on Mission" Service Task Force - 2007-2010, Women's Leadership Conference - Committee Member '07,'08,'09, University of Iowa Journalism School - Past President, Professional Advisory Board Member, Cedar Rapids Downtown Rotary, Lector, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Member, PEO. Birth and Residence: Born in 1958 in DeWitt. Family Members: Husband, Mark; one son and one daughter.