Birthday: 12/11

Hometown: New Glarus, WI

Who’s in your family/household: Dean my husband, Brock my son, who graduated from UWP and owns his own home and business, I count him because I feed him more now than I did when he lived here. My daughter Haley, until fall, when she will leave for UWO. I will then be an empty nester for the first time in 24 years.

Number of years at NM: I was hired in the fall of 1990….so 26

Favorite part of your NM day: Greeting families and children~ and snack of course!

Favorite color: Yellow

Favorite season: Fall

Favorite food: Lobster and shrimp

Favorite music: Country, but I love Adele too.

Favorite book: Withering Heights

Hobbies: I love to read & work with my family showing cattle.

What relaxes you: A bath and a glass of wine.

What makes you laugh: Toddlers

What you want to do when you grow up: I wanted, and still do…. want to be A millionaire teacher.

Flying vs invisibility: I would love to fly, it would make getting to school in a snow storm much easier.

Anything else you want to share about yourself with the community: Being a part of NM for 26 years has taught me a lot about children, life, and myself. It is an extraordinary life, to work every day with people’s biggest treasures. It makes us family, if only for a short time.