I have lived on Cape Cod for over thirty years. Currently, in addition to being on the F.O.R.W.A.R.D. board, I also serve on the board of the Lighthouse Charter School. My professional career was spent as an educator, school administrator, as well as, a mental health counselor. I had the privilege of serving as a school administrator of three school in the Dennis-Yarmouth School System including Nathaniel Wixon Middle School, Mattacheese Middle School, and M.E. Small Elementary School. I also served for 10 years as Principal of Stowe Vermont Elementary School. In addition, I spent many years as a mental health counselor and management consultant. I have always had the goal of helping others and fostering equity . So that everyone has a fair chance to express their potential and to live and work in a supportive, safe and nurturing environment.
Former assistant principal in the D-Y school system serving in three different schools for 15 years, having a rich experience working with developmental disabilities. During her career as a social worker and educator she also was a professor in several colleges and universities.
In her retirement she has joined the boards of the Lighthouse Charter School in Harwich and now as a Board member for F.O.R.W.A.R.D. where she brings her years of knowledge and experience from education and social work to the table.