Bachelor cum laude, California University Pennsylvania, 1985.
Production director, copywriter WOVU-Radio Station, Ocean View, Delaware, 1985—1988. Public relations coordinator History Society Talbot County, Easton, Maryland, 1988—1990. Home day care provider Lisa Roth Daycare, McDaniel, 1990—2001.
Teachers aide St. Luke's United Methodist Church Pre-school, St. Michael's, 1999—2000. Writer self-employed, McDaniel, since 1998.
Board directors Tred Avon Players, 2001—2002. Director, writer Christmas Pageants St. Luke's United Methodist Church, St. Michael's, 1996—2002, communications coordinator, 1997—1998. Member of Eastern Shore Writer's Association, Alpha Psi Omega (life).
Daughter of Willard Leon Stoneback, Pauline D Stoneback. Married William Andrew Roth. Children: Alison, Andrew.