Hometown: Palestine, Texas
Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Social Work from the University of Texas at Austin; Master of Arts in Developmental and Adult Education from Texas State University.
Hobbies: Gardening, exercising, bike riding, and volunteering with Going Beyond Ministry.
A word or phrase that describes me: Spread kindness! "Kindness neither tarnishes by use or time. Tuck it in your pocket, carry it in your heart, leave it as your calling card," Patsy Clairmont.
Favorite Book and Movie: Books currently on my iPad, Freedom from the Tyranny of the Urgent by Charles E. Hummel; Hope Heals by Katherine and Jay Wolf; Just As I Am by Cicely Tyson; Everyone Communicates, Few Connect by John Maxwell; The Color of Compromise by Jemar Tisby, Awaken by Priscilla Shirer; Favorite all-time movie, It's a Wonderful Life.