Elected to the Senate in 2010, reelected subsequently
Deputy Majority (Republican) Leader, 2011-2012
Other Public Service
Village of Wellington, Councilwoman, 2002-2010
Honors and Awards
PACE Center for Girls, Senator of the Year
Boys and Girls Club of Fort Myers, Children's Advocate of the Year
Southwest Florida Library Network, Library Champion
Palm Beach County Fire & Rescue, Lifesaver of the Year Award
Government Efficiency Taskforce, Vice Chair
American Council of Young Political Leaders in South Africa, delegate, 2004
Early Learning Coalition of Palm Beach County, member
Florida League of Cities Municipal Loan Council, member
Western Communities Council of Palm Beach County, member
Metropolitan Planning Organization of Palm Beach County, member
National League of Cities Council on Youth Education and Families, member
American Lung Association, Board of Directors
Occupation- Realtor; Marketing and Special Events Consultant
Children- Austin, Gabriella, A.J.
Education- Palm Beach Atlantic University, B.A.
Born- December 23, 1967 in Rockville Centre, New York. Moved to Florida in 1978.
Religious Affiliation- Catholic
Recreation- Spending time with family, reading, golfing, gardening