Born and raised in Conyers, Georgia and received BSN at Valdosta State University and began a 15-year career in obstetric nursing at Rockdale Medical Center. Attended Frontier in 1997 and received MSN from Case Western and began an 18-year career in full-scope nurse-midwifery in the local community. Over the years have been proud to attend over 2500 births and be a preceptor for new midwives as needed. Married for 31 years with 3 grown children who all attended UGA and have one grandchild. Blessed to be at Frontier as RCF and course faculty to help promote midwifery for future generations.