I am an art and theater teacher at Excelsior Middle School, in Byron, California. I have been a teacher for 27 years. I have been the BUSD District Teacher of the Year, twice, and was voted Contra Costa County Teacher of the year in 2007, and was nominated for California Teacher of the Year. I am a wife of a Champion, professional figure skater, Charlie, and the mother of 3 sons, ages 19, 20, and 25. All three sons are musicians. I have two dogs and two cats, and a horse. I have lived in Discovery Bay, CA for 30 years. Our house is on the water, so we are big with waterskiing and wakeboarding, and also love to go snow skiing, love to travel.