Colleen is the Legislative Director of Eagle Forum, the conservative grassroots organization founded by Phyllis Schlafly.
Colleen graduated Magna Cum Laude from Wellesley College and earned a law degree from Regent Law School where she received the National Association of Women Lawyers’ Outstanding Graduate Award. She also earned a Master’s Degree in Journalism from Regent University School of Communications and the Arts.
During her undergraduate studies, Colleen served in various government offices at the local, state and federal levels, including work with the City of Lakewood, Ohio’s Public Information Office and Municipal Court, with Massachusetts State Senator David P. Magnani’s Office, and an internship in U.S. Senator Edward M. Kennedy’s Education Committee office.
Colleen worked in the non-profit sector for several years with The Flying Hospital, Inc., CBN WorldReach, the Christian Broadcasting Network, the Center for Law & Religious Freedom and most recently served as the Director of Communications for the Christian Legal Society.
Colleen has been involved in the publication of articles pertaining to legal and policy issues related to women in the workplace, the sexual exploitation of children, homosexual marriage, adoption and the Federal Rules of Evidence. She co-authored (with Regent Law Professor Lynne Marie Kohm) an article entitled “The Rise and Fall of Women’s Rights: Have Sexuality and Reproductive Freedom Forfeited Victory?” which was published in the Winter 2000 edition of William and Mary’s Journal of Women and the Law.
Colleen is a native of Lakewood, Ohio and currently resides in Vienna, Virginia.