Dawn comes from a long lineage in New England. She’s made a home in Geauga County where she raised her four children after a military career as an Army and Coast Guard aviator.
- B.A., Studio Art, Hiram College, 2014
- Warrant Officer Rotary Wing Aviation Course, Distinguished Graduate Class 84-33, Ft. Rucker, AL
First female aviator assigned to Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod.
First woman designated as a standardization instructor pilot at the Coast Guard Aviation Training Center in Mobile, AL.
Used the GI Bill to return to study of art.