Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts, State University of New York, Cobleskill, 1978. Bachelor in Sociology, State University of New York, Oswego, 1982.
Manager millinery and accessories Alexander's Department Store, Brooklyn, 1985—1986. Manager Otto's Nord See Delikatessen, Southampton, since 1986. Sales administrator Dave Bofill Marine, Inc., since 2002.
Member League of Women Voters, Southampton, since 2002. Member of Animal Rescue Fund, Friends of the Shakers, Group for the South Fork, National Trust for History Preservation.
Married Jose Antonio Hurtado, October 1980 (divorced May 3, 1989). 1 child Joanna Lynn Gmuender-Hurtado. Married Steven Kenneth Jones, January 11, 2002.