Republican politician who took office as a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives in January 2007. She has also found entrepreneurial success as a co-owner of the Venburg Tire Company.
She earned an A.A. degree from Lakewood State Junior College after graduating from White Bear Lake High School.
She is the ranking minority party member of the K-12 Education Policy and Oversight Committee in the House.
She has three children with her husband Patrick McFarlane.
She is a Republican from the state of Minnesota, much like former senator Joseph Ball .