Sandy grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. She attended Covenant College, graduating in 1981 with a Business Administration major and Bible minor. She has worked as an office administrator at Covenant Seminary, recreational manager and accounting assistant in Yellowstone Nat’l Park, and secretary for a financial lending institution until starting a family with her husband, Brookes, in 1989. Sandy and Brookes have four children: Brookes IV, Laura, Karen, and Logan. Sandy enjoys gardening, camping and hiking, travel, being with her family, reading, and being outside in God’s creation!