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I am excited to bring my passion and experience as a former Secret Service agent, mental health counselor, wife and mother to my newest role, serving as a member of Carlsbad City Council.

In addition to working as a community volunteer, I currently own and operate a successful counseling practice here in Carlsbad and enjoy spending time with my family. Being on the City Council is now allowing me to serve the community in new ways and give back to a city that has given so much to me. 


Regional and local government

  • City Council Legislative Subcommittee
  • North County Dispatch Joint Powers Authority (alternate)
  • SANDAG Board of Directors (Primary)

Community involvement

  • Carlsbad High-Noon Rotary 
  • Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce 
  • City of Carlsbad Citizens Academy 
  • North County Coast Friday Night Lights 
  • San Diego Infraguard 
  • Parent Association of North County 
  • Leadership Institute


  • Married to Shawn 
  • Two children, Cache and Cheney


  • Masters in Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research
    University of Memphis
  • Ph.D. in Clinical Christian Counseling
    International Institute of Christian Counseling