Elder, Westminster Presbyterian Church, Nashville, Tennessee.
Husband: William H. Tate (attorney, three sons)
University: BA, University of Tennessee at Knoxville (1977)
Law School: JD, University of Tennessee at Knoxville (1980)
Administrator: Director of Institute on Public Policy, Vanderbilt University
US FCC Commissioner (2005-)
Tennessee State Official Tennessee Regulatory Authority (2002-05, as Chairman, 2003-04)
Tennessee State Official Legal Counsel to Gov. Lamar Alexander
Tennessee State Official Legal Counsel to Gov. Don Sundquist
Member of the Board of Centerstone, Inc.
League of Women Voters
National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissions Chairman, Washington Action Committee
Nashville Bar Association