Experience or reason why I would like to be on the Board:    In the past, I have served on the Deepwood Board of Developmental Disabilities for  12 years.  I would like to continue to advocate for all disabled individuals in Lake County served  by the Board of Developmental Disabilities/Deepwood so that they may be empowered to have the best quality of life possible and are given opportunities to work and enrich  their lives and of those around them.  Deepwood is a special place for special people and I would like to keep the community informed of its wonderful programs that help individuals achieve all that they can be and help others realize that all individuals can be successful in life.

Previous Employment: I was a Mentor Public Schools teacher and a special education teacher for thirty five years.   It has been  one of the highlights of my life to see my students succeed in school as well as in their lives.

Community Involvement: I am currently a Trustee of the Mentor Public  Library and have been a Laketran Board member.  I am also involved in the Christ Child Society,  which helps needy children, the Lake County Historical Society and The Civil War Roundtable.