Graduated from the high school, Bison.
Member South Dakota House of Representatives, Pierre, 1984-1996. Public, editor Bison Courier, 1996-2000. Owner Wishards Rentals, Rapid City, since 2004.
State comitteewoman Republican Central Committee, Perkins County, South Dakota, 1980—1984, 1998—2001. Republican precinct comitteewoman Pennington County, since 2006. Chairman Perkins County Republican, 2000—2003.
Member of South Dakota Farm Bureau (state officer 1982), American Legislation Exchange Council (state coordinator 1985-1991, state chairman 1991-1996), Federal Republican Women (chairman Perkins County chapter 1978-1984).
Married Glenn L. Wishard, October 18, 1953. Children: Glenda Lee, Pamela A., Glen Ervin.