Bachelor of Arts, Indiana University, 1976, Master of Science in Library and Information Science, 1981. Reference librarian Area 3 Area Library Services Authority, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1980-1982, administrator, since 1982.
Reference library Area 3 Area Library. Services Authority, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1980—1982. Administrator, since 1982.
Member American Library Association, Association Specialized and Cooperative Library Agilysys, Indiana library association (consultant intellectual freedom committee since 1982), Phi Beta Museum.
Married Ronald Dean Raifsnider, June 28, 1968. Children: Geoffrey Alan, Kristina Michelle.