Born at Rimbey, AB and deaf at age 2. Graduated the Alberta School for the Deaf in 1985 and completed accounting studies at Grant MacEwan Community College in 1989. Worked as an office clerk and bookkeeper, accounting clerk, and human resources assistant. As of 2001, she had returned to MacEwan College to take human resources management courses. Deaf spouse was Grant Underschultz.
Deaf Women of Canada, p.255.