- Viterbo University, adjunct English faculty member, Center for Adult Learning
- Whitehall School District, English teacher, grades 7-12, yearbook advisor
- Aquinas High School, British literature teacher, newspaper advisor, yearbook advisor
- Madison Metropolitan School District, teacher’s assistant
Hometown: Bloomington, Ill.
Why did you choose Viterbo as your next employer? Viterbo has an excellent reputation as an institution of higher learning, and one that is committed to making college more accessible to individuals and in helping each student succeed. I have always been committed to helping my students succeed, so I feel Viterbo and I are a good fit.
Of the five Viterbo values, which resonates with you most and why? Service resonates with me the most. I have dedicated my life to helping others through volunteerism and education, in order to help individuals succeed and to make the world a better place.
Hobbies: Gardening, reading, writing, and crossword puzzles.
Unique fact about you: I was a hula hoop champion when I was 12 years old.
Anything about your family you would like to share: My husband, Tim, was elected mayor of La Crosse in 2013. My daughter Emma is 19 years old and my son Joe is 16. We have two dogs, Gus and Eleanor.