I grew up in the St. Peter area and graduated from SPHS. I earned a BS degree in Social Work from Mankato State University. Prior to starting in the Provost Office, I worked as a loan administrative assistant and HR assistant at a local bank. My husband and I have three children. We love spending time walking, biking, hiking, kayaking, camping, and cross-country skiing. We also enjoy spending time in Duluth, Ely, and Grand Marais in northern Minnesota.