Live in Altoona. Graduated from the Altoona Hospital School of Nursing, Penn State, and Temple University. Worked at Altoona Hospital---pediatrics, intensive care, coronary care. Then went to work for the Pennsylvania Department of Health in varying positions. Retired in 2003. Was fortunate enough to be hired by the Altoona Area School District. Enjoy and appreciate working with and providing services to children and families. Involved in community initiatives that provide services to children and families----Gloria Gates Memorial Foundation---after school program, Head Start, etc.