Bachelor in French and Music summa cum laude, Albion College, 1976. Master of Arts in French, University Illinois, 1979. Postgraduate, College University de St. Boniface, 2002—2004.
Music teacher Grand Ledge Public Schools, Michigan, 1976—1976, The Annie Wright School, Tacoma, 1979—1980. Music instructor Lebanon Community College, New Hampshire, 1981—1982. Music library Dartmouth College, Hanover, 1983—1985.
French teacher Island Christian School, Vashon, Washington, 1990—1991. French, music, and English teacher John Sedgwick Junior High School, Port Orchard, 1991—1996. French teacher, translator, travel guide Kay Enterprises, Vashon, since 1996.
Director Vashon Voices, 2004—2006. Musician sacred and secular groups Vashon, since 1986. Choir director First United Methodist Church, 1998—2003, accompanist, since 2004.
Treasurer Vashon-Maury Co-op Preschool, 1987—1988. Member of Cercle Français de Tacoma, Voisins de Vashon (founder, president since 1998).
Married John Thomas Cerven, July 11, 1992. 1 child John Robert; Married Thomas Lloyd Buller, January 8, 1977 (divorced March 21, 1991). Children: Jason Andrew Buller, Stephen Gregory Buller.