1957 – Born on November 29th at the army base hospital in Landstuhl, Germany.
1958 – Returned home with my parents and lived in Newcomb, NY
1975 – Graduated from Newcomb Central High School and attended North Country Community College in the fall.
1977 – Graduated from North Country Community College. Received the "Hilda Marks Award for Most Potential Female Physical Education Teacher." Attended SUNY Cortland in the fall.
1980 – Graduated from SUNY Cortland. Accepted a teaching position at Otselic Valley Central School, teaching Physical Education and Health. Coached all female varsity teams for soccer, basketball, and softball and was the advisor for the ski club.