Bachelor, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1977. Postgraduate, Center Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, 1976. Postgraduate, Westmont College, Santa Barbara, California.
Manager, buyer, The Bagpiper, Annual Arbor, Michigan, 1979-1980; public representative sales college division, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1980-1983; medical sales representative, Pfizer-Roerig division, Knoxville, 1983-1987; medical sales representative senior, Healthdyne Perinatal Superior vena cava syndrome, Columbus, Ohio., since 1987. Representative Pfizer-Roerig, Central Ohio Diabetes Association, Columbus, 1985-1987, Lutheran General Infectious Diseases Seminar, Chicago, 1987.
Volunteer March of Dimes, Columbus, Ohio, 1988-1989, Upper Arlington (Ohio) Civic Association, 1988. Member American Association of University Women, Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Married Timothy James Donahue, January 26, 1985.