She has a MBA and a background in local government, financial services, and oil & gas with an emphasis with Project Management.
With a son in the US ARMY, Betty has volunteered at military related events at the Houston National Cemetery to honor Veterans; a Golf Fundraising Event for VFW Post at Ellington Field, Memorial Day and 4th of July Services, and as the Chairman of the Military Partnership Committee of HCRP. She has alerted others to the Military Voting Procedures, raised awareness of PTSD, and assisted at Wings Over Houston to foster the relationship between the Military and the community. Raising three teenage daughters' at the same time taught Betty patience. One of those daughters conducts Medical Research in the Texas Medical Center following her father's career path, and the Twins work in the mortgage industry.
With many hours of community activism, Betty presents the servant leader's attitude as Commissioner of ESD 9.