Bachelor of Music in Performance, University Alaska, Anchorage, 1985. Master of Arts, Radford University, Virginia, 1997.
Private piano instructor, Anchorage, 1992-1995. Graduate assistant Radford University, 1995-1997, instructor music, 1997—1999, New River Community College, Dublin, 2001—2007, assistant professor, 2007—2010, associate professor, since 2010.
Member of College Music Society (international conference presenter 2009), Music Educators National Conference, Music Teachers National Association, Alpha Delta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi.
Married Jean-Paul Billaud. 1 child Kéran John.