Sandra received her BA from Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio. After graduation she taught mathematics in the Euclid Public School District. First at the Junior High then at the High School where for her last nine years chaired the Department. While teaching she received a National Science Foundation grant through which she earned her master’s degree from Florida State University.
She is currently volunteering at the FSU Student Veterans Center. She and her husband, James, are on the Developmental Council for the College of Education. They are also patrons and supporters of the, College of Music, School of Theatre, Museum of Fine Arts and Opening Nights.