"I am an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ. I am grounded in my faith and love for all of God’s children. I was born in Massachusetts and for the last 15 years, resides in O’Fallon. I obtained my BA in History from UMKC and my Master of Divinity from Texas Christian University. I have been involved in St. Charles County Equality Coalition, St Charles Progressive Democrats and am an active member of Grace United Church of Christ in O’Fallon."