Cook has an extensive history with the City of Seabrook and first joined the organization in 1992. She served as the City’s Purchasing Agent and Acting City Secretary in 1993. In 1996 Cook left Seabrook for the private sector but then returned in 2002 to accept a position in Human Resources. In 2006 Cook was promoted to Human Resources Director and then in 2011 was promoted to Deputy City Manager.
Cook is a graduate of the University of Houston-Clear Lake with a Bachelors degree in government. She has earned her Professional Human Resources (PHR) certification with the Society of Human Resources as well as her certification as a Certified Public Manager (CPM) from the Texas Certified Managers Program. Cook is a member of the Texas City Management Association and the Texas Municipal Human Resources Association. She has been married to her husband Kevin for 22 years and has three wonderful boys.