Born in San Antonio, raised in Chicago. Joined the Air Force after high school. Dental Laboratory Technician for 6 1/2 years. Motor Vehicle Accident on my way to Norton AFB Dental Clinic. Paraplegic, with three children post-accident. Served PVA in various capacities; member, Secretary, National Director, Board of Director. Retired Secondary Science Teacher. Masters in Education, and a Registered Dietitian. Always willing to help in any capacity I am capable in doing.