Bachelor, Point Park College, 1982; certified paralegal, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1988.
Intern in music research WDVE Radio, Pittsburgh, 1979, assistant public relations manager Backstage Special, 1979-1980. Academy counselor Academy Guidance Services, The Educational Source, New Jersey and Apollo, Pennsylvania, 1990-1991. Promotions director, publicist Tres Chic and Popular Demand Productions, Pittsburgh, 1991.
Sales associate television FanFare Publication, Pittsburgh, 1992-1994. Assistant Photo Design, 1994-1996. Accountant executive Bell Atlantic Mobile, 1996-1999.
Leader Girl Scouts United States of America. Member Head Start Parent Group, Apollo, 1989-1990. Member Parents for Rock and Rap, Libertyville, Illinois, since 1990.
Member International Society Poets, Women's Sports Foundation.
Daughter of Dominic Nicholas Michael and Virginia Lee (Haley) M. Divorced; 1 child, Danielle Nicole Trenney.