Four-time SPAL long jump champion, also ran 100m, 200m, 400/1600m relays (California State Meet, 1977). Attended Menlo College on track scholarship, cheerleader at UCLA. Experience as 15-year stalking victim led to Congressional advocacy that produced first U.S. anti-stalking legislation and career as victims' rights advocate known to millions through appearances on Today Show, Larry King Live, Good Morning America, ABC World News Tonight. Featured in People, Time, Glamour, Redbook, Women's Day and USA Today. Author of "A Girl's Gotta Do What a Girl's Gotta Do" (Rodale, 2003), published in U.S., U.K. and Japan. Speaker at threat assessment and motivational conferences nationwide; currently hosts personal safety segments on FOX's "America's Most Wanted" with John Walsh.