Attended BYU as an undergraduate, graduated in Clothing and Textiles August 1980. Served an LDS mission to Chicago North, USA October 1980 to April 1982. Graduated from Utah State University with an MS degree in Home Economics and Consumer Sciences in June 1985. Started teaching in the Clothing and Textiles Department at BYU in Fall of 1991. Graduated with a EdD from BYU College of Education in Educational Leadership. Has taught at BYU since 1991 in 3 different departments. Currently teaching Clothing and Textiles in the School of Family Life.