While at SHS: Was a member of Student Council for four years and lettered in basketball, track and field, and hockey. She was a tri-captain of the field hockey squad, competed in districts, and was a county all-star.
After SHS: Attended Shippensburg University where she continued her field hockey career. Majored in speech communications earning a B.A. in 1987. Was a sales representative with Adhesives Research in Glen Rock. Executive director for Main Street York. Executive director at York County Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Community: Served on the board of directors of the Pennsylvania Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus (where she was President for two years). On the boards of York Rotary, The Partnership for Economic Development of York County, and the Southern York County School District Foundation. Former member of the 4th Congressional District Internship Board. Served as Campaign Chair for the United Way of York County and currently serves on the Campaign Cabinet. President of the Charitable Endowment Fund board of directors for the Downtown York Rotary Club.