Bachelor, University of Southern Indiana, 1989.
Assistant to director admissions, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, 1987; public relations assistant, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, 1986-1988; marketing research assistant, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, 1988-1989; consultant, Adams/Remco Inc., Merrillville, Indiana, 1989-1990; supervisor guest and information services, St. Margaret Mercy Healthcare Center, Dyer, Indiana, 1990-1993; executive director, Greater Crown Point (Indiana) Chamber of Commerce, 1993-1994; education consultant, Lake County Solid Waste Management District, Merrillville, since 1994. Breeder rare and endangered sheep. Teacher Faith Formation 6th grade class Our Lady of Consolation Church.
Chairman Operation City Beautiful, Crown Point Chamber of Commerce, 1991-1993. Member environmental ad hoc committee City of Crown Point. Board directors Indiana Recycling Coalition, Southlake Young Men’s Christian Association, Southlake Childrens Choir.
Advisory board Lake County Solid Waste District. Member Indiana Society Patient Representatives (secretary board directors), National Society Patient Representation and Consumer Affairs American Hospital Association, Communicators Northwest Indiana, Environmental Education Association, Northwest Indiana Forum Environmental Council, Jacob Sheep Breeders Association, Rotary.
Married Steven Dale Ashby, July 15, 1983. Children: Jason Kane, Keegan Jorge, Lukas McCoy.