Born Madison, March 10, 1971; married; 3 children. Graduate La Follette H.S. (Madison) 1989; B.S. UW-Oshkosh 1993; M.A. Edgewood College 1996. Full-time legislator. Member: Dane Co. Democratic Party; Friends of Pheasant Branch; Clean WI; Wis. League of Conservation Voters; Middleton Action Team; VFW Ladies Auxiliary Council. Former member: Parent Teacher Organization (pres.); Boy Scouts of America (cubmaster); Girl Scout troop leader. Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District Bd. 2005-08. Dane Co. Bd. 2008-present.
Elected to Assembly 2012.