Marilee graduated from Battle Ground High School and George Fox College. She taught preschool in Monmouth, OR for one year; Community Christian Center in Cudahy, CA for 12 years; Village Christian School in Sun Valley, CA for 15 years. She has been here at Hosanna for since 2007. She was born in Oregon City, OR. She moved to Vancouver sophomore year of High School. She married Tom in 1978 here at First Evangelical Church. They moved to California for 25 years and have been back here in Vancouver since 2007. She likes to scrapbooking, card making, go to movies, jigsaw puzzles, read Christian romance novels and favorite colors are green and red.