Tina attended Northern Michigan University in the Fall of 1990 following graduation from Whittemore-Prescott High School. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Speech Communication while employed part-time at NMU.
Tina has worked at many offices on campus throughout the years, starting in the Communications Office, Diversity Student Services, Community College Programs, The NMU Foundation Office, Public Safety Institute and Regional Police Academy, Sociology and Social Work Department and most recently, 11 years in Military Science/ROTC.
In her spare time Tina enjoys attending car shows, semi-truck shows, and side by side rides with her husband. Tina and Patrick also enjoy riding their Harley Ultraclassic in good weather. Her dog, Jasper T. Jowls is her baby and is spoiled rotten!