Born Madison, March 28, 1969; married; 4 sons. Graduate Madison East H.S. 1987; B.A. UW-Madison 1991. Graduate Bowhay Inst. for Legislative Leadership Dev.; Emerging Leader program, U. of Virginia, 2014. Small business owner. Member: Women in Government (state dir.); WiLL/WAND (state dir.); Emerge Wis. (bd. of dir.); Dane Co. Democratic Party; Wis. League of Conservation Voters; Sierra Club; Democratic Party; Wis. Business Alliance; Emerge Wis.; NARAL Pro-Choice Wis.; Make Room for Youth; Friends of Cherokee Marsh. Former member: Midwest Shiba Inu Dog Rescue (pres.); Gompers PTO (pres.). Recipient: National Federation of Women Legislators Woman of Excellence; Arc Dane Co. Elected Official of the Year 2014; Citizen Action Activist Achievement Award 2014; Eleanor Roosevelt Award nominee 2013; Wis. League of Conservation Voters Conservation Champion 2014. Dane Co. Bd. of Supervisors 2010-14.
Elected to Assembly 2012; reelected 2014.