Dawn writes feature and episodic screenplays. Her background includes careers in healthcare, owning a restaurant/bar, and a retail antique store. She has previously served as a council member and chair of the Hillsboro, Oregon Arts & Culture Council and vice-chair of the Hillsboro Arts & Culture Endowment. She has also volunteered for many community events and organizations. Born in a suburb of Los Angeles, California, and growing up in Oregon, Dawn currently lives at the edge of the forest in Portland with her husband and chihuahua. She also enjoys hiking, knitting, yoga, and random road trips.