Hometown: North Jackson, now lives in Youngstown.
Education: 1979, Jackson-Milton High School; 1983, Youngstown State University, bachelor's in speech communications.
Occupation: Director, Students Motivated by the Arts; communications specialist, YSU College of Fine and Performing Arts.
Hobbies: Camping, hiking, outdoors.
Last book read: "The Art of Raising a Puppy" by the Monks of New Skete.