Associate of Arts, Edison Community College, Naples, Florida, 1986. Certified, University Cambridge, England, 1991. Certified, University Oxford, England, 1992.
Certified, Paris American Academy, 1992. Bachelor, Florida International University, 1994.
Part-time instructor International College, 1999.
Member advisory board Greater Naples Leadership, Inc., 1999-2000. Member American Association of University Women, Daughters of the American Revolution, Society Mayflower Descendants, National Museum Women, Collier County History Society (board directors 1994-2002, president 1997-2001), National Trust for History Preservation, Museum Trustee Association, Antiques Automobile Club American.
Daughter of Ira Richard and Aimee Cecilia (Dignin) Capelle. Divorced; children: P. Malachi, Tamara, Daria Frank-Weber.