Q. How many years have you been employed with the Court?
A. I have been employed with the Court since August of 2016.
Q. Do you have any skills or talents that most people don't know about?
A. I love to garden; anytime outside with my hands in the dirt is a fun time.
Q. If you could be anywhere other than here right this minute, where would you be?
A. St. James Gate, Dublin, Ireland.
Q. Who do you admire, and why?
A. I admire Pope Francis. He is an agent of change to one of the oldest institutions on the planet, the Roman Catholic Church. His tactics are simple; love your God with all your heart and soul and treat your neighbor as you would yourself.
Q. Finish this sentence. On Sunday mornings, you can usually find me...
A. I am at 9:30 a.m. Mass at St. Hubert Church followed by breakfast with my family.
Q. What do you think are the best skills that you bring to your job?
A. My best skills include strong work ethic, listening, and humor.
Q. Name three words that describe you.
A. Loyal, empathetic, hard working
Q. What are you happiest doing when you're not working?
A. I am happiest when I'm at Michigan Stadium cheering on my beloved Wolverines.
Q. What is your personal motto?
A. Never give up; give it to God and keep moving.
Q. What are some causes you care about?
A. I have a long affiliation with the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer 3-Day Walk. I have been a participant since 2006 when my sister passed from cancer.
Angels of Hope is also a terrific organization that helped me and my kids during my own battle with the disease.
Q. What is an enjoyable part of your job?
A. I love being useful. Criminal Court Administration at FMHJ offers a variety each day; from planning portrait unveilings to running LEIN clearances; calling in workmen or preparing for an audit. There is never a dull moment. I wouldn't have it any other way.
Q. What are some career highlights?
A. Passing the LEIN audit in October 2019; playing a role on the Strategic Safety Committee; rolling out AtHoc messaging system to the court.
At the moment I am one of the Transition Team Coordinators for the new Criminal Justice Complex.
Q. What is your dream job?
A. My dream job is doing what I'm doing. I am blessed to be working for the Third Judicial Circuit of Michigan.
Q. What college/university did you go to?
A. I graduated from the University of Michigan.
Q. What's a little known fact that you are willing to share?
A. I am the middle child of five girls.