Dawn was born in the Tri-Cities. Dawn graduated in 1984 from Boise State receiving her Certified Nursing Assistant Certificate. Dawn worked for the Kennewick School District for 25 years. In 2013 she started school at Charter College and graduated in 2014. As a requirement for graduation, Dawn participated in an internship in the office and was hired on at the completion of her internship.
Dawn loves working as a legal secretary in family law because she enjoys helping others. Dawn lives with her husband, has one son and two grandchildren. Family is very important to Dawn. She spends her time watching her grandchildren participate in their sports and other activities. Dawn enjoys camping, fishing and spending time by a camp fire.