My Bio: I was born and raised in Rockland, Maine and graduated from the Rockland HS (Go Tigers!!!!). I attended Dean Junior College in Franklin, Massachusetts and majored in Communications. I was a social butterfly and was in a large network of friends. At age 2, I had a hammer in my hand and followed my father’s footsteps in architectural design and completed when I was around 19 years old and moved to moved to Boston for a year after I graduated HS. I designed and built my first home when I was 20 years and it was a split level and that began my passion for building and design in fashion, homes and now design and rebuild broken lives of veterans. I designed and built the home I now resided in with the support of my late husband who transitioned in April 2015. I met him July 1997 and we fell in love and got married in April of 1999. He served over 24 years in USAF, the army core of engineers, continued serving as a DOD Civilian for the US Navy until he became disabled.
My Career: Architecture, Musician(piano, clarinet, xylophone, clarinet and accordion), Beauty Queen, Founder/Visionary of Freedom Heroes USA, Flags ( Military/First Responders) Designer of the Holistic Healing Sanctuary for Veterans and theirs families, Community Leader, Native American, Advisory Counsel member for the Joint American Indian Veteran Advisory Counsel(JAIVAC), WA State Dept Historian for the Ladies VFW Auxillary (2013-2014), Non-Profit Board Member of WDVA (2010-2012)