Evalyn Bennett is a Christian tea party patriot and secretary of the Lemhi County Tea Party in east-central Idaho. She earned a B.A. from Dartmouth College in 1983 and a M.S. Ed.in Counseling Psychology from the University of Kentucky in 1986. She has worked as a college career counselor and technical writer-editor, and home schooled her three children (two are now young adults). Evalyn resides with her husband and their teenage son on a small horse farm. She serves her rural community through volunteer work at church (playing the flute and teaching Bible studies), 4-H, and a therapeutic riding program.