Deirdre was born and raised in West Virginia. She graduated from West Virginia University with a B.S. in Business Administration, majoring in Marketing. Since 2002, Deirdre has worked for Girl Scouts, on and off, with councils in Virginia and West Virginia. Her positions with Girl Scouts focused on volunteer support, retaining/recruiting membership, and community partnerships.
She currently lives in Churchville with her husband and two rescue pups. Deirdre enjoys spending time with her family and friends (and dogs!), reading, and searching for rare books in library book sales and antique stores. She volunteers with the Friends of the Staunton Library book sales.
Professional affiliations include being a lifetime member of Girl Scouts and Friends of the Staunton Library.
Certifications: Bridges Out of Poverty, Practical Conflict Resolution