Bachelor magna cum laude, Southeastern Massachusetts University, 1977.
Radio broadcaster, Hall Communications, New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1977-1979; broadcast journalist, Station WJAR television, Providence, 1979-1988; executive director, Bristol County Convention & Visitors Bureau, New Bedford, Massachusetts, since 1988.
Vice-chairman Governors Advisory Council on Tourism, Massachusetts, 1990-1992. President Massachusetts Tourism Coalition, 1990. Board directors New Bedford Theatre Festival, Inc., 1990.
Member National Association of Female Executives, Mass Tourism Coalition, New England United States of America, Travel Research Association.
Married Ronald A. Pina, September 2, 1988. 1 child, Kari Kay.