National Board Representative
Hometown: Louisville KY
Currently Reside In: Jacksonville FL
Education: Law Degree from Univ. of FL, BA from Smith College
Professional Affiliations: I sit on the local Young Professionals at the Zoo Board, am an Ambassador for our YMCA Youth Tri program and am on Team Inspire for a local race company. I am also a mentor and speaker at the local law school for their health and women’s law groups
Previously, I served on the Susan G. Komen Board of Directors, was a member of the Chester Bedell Inns of Court, andwas President of the Jacksonville Women Lawyers and one of the Editors/Board Members for the FL Association of Women Lawyers.
Years Involved in Multisport: I have been running since 1988 and doing triathlon since 1990.
Describe Your Role with USA Triathlon: Member of the Board of Directors. Member of ITU Womens Committee.
What drove you to the multisport lifestyle? I like to do a lot of things at the same time. Triathlon seemed like the perfect conduit.
Athletic Accomplishments: I love long events – running ultras, doing ironman and cycling centuries. I have been a member of Team USA from 2003-2007
and was lucky to race Kona 2012 with the inaugural legacy lottery spot. I started doing Ironmans in 2002 andam currently up to 62 completed irons. In 2012, I raced 18 iron distance races and participated in a total of 75 events.
Athletic Background: I didn’t find my real athletic self until Smith College where I attempted to race crew and played softball for 2 years.
I found my love of all things triathlon in 1990 and haven’t looked back since.
I participate in all distances, serve as a mentor for newbies, volunteer at youth events and am currently training to be a USAT referee.
I enjoy traveling and the opportunity to meet so many wonderful athletes at all of the events I participate in.