Betsy received her undergraduate and graduate degrees in social work from the University of Texas at Austin. In the past, she worked with teenagers in residential treatment and juvenile probation. She also has experience as a substitute school teacher and as a kinship home study provider with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services.
Betsy is passionate about advocating for individuals and families affected by sickle cell disease. She aims to help families obtain the resources and support they need to continue their brave fight for improved health and enhanced quality of life.
Betsy is a native Austinite who enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.