- Graduated with a Master’s in Social Work from the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work in 1988. Over 30 years of experience in the field of social work
- Worked with vulnerable populations in the psychiatric field as a clinical social worker most of my career, many of whom were homeless or had significant anxiety related to housing insecurity.
- With Harris County Community Services Office of Social Services for 3 ½ years as Assistant Director
- Partnered with Judge Brown in creating the Eviction Prevention Program last year; is very interested in best practices around eviction prevention to decrease the incidence of eviction in our community.