NAME: Barbara Kasoff
AGE: 70, born Jan. 31, 1943
HOMETOWN: San Francisco
EDUCATION: Bachelor of arts, Framingham State University in Massachusetts
CAREER: Owned and managed companies including messaging service Voice-Tel of Michigan and Voice-Tel of Australia and Voice Response Corp., a provider of voice messaging and call center services.
FAMILY: Husband, Marvin, three sons, seven grandchildren
HOBBIES: Reads mysteries, swims
LAST BOOK READ: The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson, by Robert A. Caro