Residence:

I've lived in Coeur d'Alene for 29 years

Family:

Married to Rick Souza for 37 years--
Four grown children and one grandchild

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Pacific Lutheran University
Master’s degree in Health Education from Whitworth University

Experience:

Critical Care RN and Nursing Instructor for 10 years
Small business owner for 30 years

Community:

Elected to the Idaho State Senate in 2014
Idaho Volunteer of the Year Award from Republican Women, 2013
Former political columnist for local news
Writes a free weekly email Newsletter about government issues