Joined Scientology: at 17, in Portland, Ore., in 1978. Joined Sea Org in 1983.
Left Sea Org: September 2002
Career highlights: Produced promotional materials and books.
Now: Owns digital printing company in Portland. Former husband is in Scientology.
Referring to the Sea Org ban on children: "I see mothers with their kids. My fiance has kids, and now he has a grandchild. It bugs the hell out of me that I never had a kid. I want a child. It hurts."