Professional Experience

Student Life,
Manager, Business Administration

serving Baylor family for over thirty-five years

Team Award, Division of Student Life, Baylor, Assessment, 2014

President’s Volunteer Service Award, Silver Recipient

President’s Volunteer Service Award, Bronze Recipient

Golden Wing Award, Junior League of Waco, 2005

Team Award, Division of Student Life, Baylor, Move-in Crew, 2005

Team Award, Division of Student Life, Baylor, Place 2 BU, 2002

To Light the Ways Award for Contributions to the Profession, Division of Student Life, Baylor, inaugural recipient, 2000

Chester A. Berry Scholar Award (Association of College Unions International) March 1999 for work “Developing a Competencies Profile for Student Development.”

Outstanding Staff Member (Baylor University) 1998

Outstanding Young Women of America, 1986

Education Background

Doctor of Education, Baylor University, 2002

Master of Arts, Baylor University, 1990

Bachelor of Business Administration, Baylor University, 1985

Personal Interests

   Running fun(d) runs (5k); nature (hummingbirds); volunteerism; First Baptist Church, Waco (Women’s Ministry, College Ministry); motivational/leadership/inspirational books; and vacations to wonderful places (beaches seeking sand dollars/seashells)

Authored Works

LightHearts Publications- (inspiration for the encouragement of Christian living)


Time for Thought

A Study of Community College Student Attitudes Related to Service Learning

-Articles & Chapters-

Developing a Competencies Profile for Student Development

Baylor University- Redesigning the Old into the New Union for Students

Chapter- Recreation programs can help students develop life skills


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“By day the LORD directs his love, at night his song is with me— a prayer to the God of my life.”