Where/when were you born?
I was raised in Tell City, Indiana.
Where do you live now?
I live in Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana.
Schools attended and degrees received:
I attended Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama, and graduated from Butler University in Indianapolis with a bachelor’s degree and the University of Notre Dame with a master’s degree.
Jobs and titles you’ve held, dates in those positions:
I taught at St. Jude Elementary School in Indianapolis from 1973-1974. I started working at Powell-Stephenson Lumber in 1974 and ended as President when it closed in 1996. I started working at Associated Door & Plywood Company and ended as Manager and President until it closed in 2002. I currently work for the Sisters of Our Lady of Mount Carmel of Terre Haute in their development office.
Other board positions/memberships/awards:
I was on the Board of Directors of Indiana Lumber and Building Supply Association and received the President’s Award and the Pence Award. I am currently on the Editorial Board of HOPE Magazine and, of course, I serve as Secretary/Treasurer for the Guerin Outreach Ministries Board of Directors. I have served in various positions in St Mary’s Village Church Pastoral Council and am currently on the Finance Committee. I was a member of the Terre Haute Deanery Pastoral Council and served as President. I am currently on the Deanery Outreach Commission and the Archdiocesan Pastoral Council. I am also a member of Altrusa International of Terre Haute and have served as President.
I enjoy reading, knitting and playing cards.
I choose to be part of GOM because …
I think it is very important that we give to others as God has given to me.
My favorite quote is, “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”
Someday I hope …
to have grandchildren to spoil!! I’m getting closer. All three boys are engaged and two are getting married this year!