with Carol Potter
Hometown: Born in Rockford, Ill., outside Chicago; lives in Boardman.
Occupation: Director of the Development and Marketing department for Mill Creek MetroParks.
Education: Psychology degree, Ohio Wesleyan University.
Last book read: "Idora Park: The Last Ride of Summer" by Rick Shale.
Hobbies: Volunteers with several organizations, including the Junior League and the Boardman Civic Center.
Family: Husband, John; son, Jesse, 25; and a Labrador-greyhound mix dog, Kelly.