Graduated from U of Northern Iowa with a BA in Education. Taught 4th, 5th, 6th grade and music. Parented two children in Roseville. Worked for the City of Bloomington for 30 years in Human Services – mostly with people 50 yrs and older. Am a grandparent of 5 children who live and go to school on St. Paul’s East Side. Volunteered on District 5 Community Council. Serve on East Side Arts Council.