Marlene graduated from the University of Idaho with a degree in Business Administration. Shortly thereafter she became a joint owner/manager with her husband of two local businesses. She continued working in the business administration field until 2007 when Marlene took a position with the Boy Scouts of America as a District Executive. Working for a non-profit organization involved fund raising, program development, volunteer management and youth recruitment. She retired from the Boy Scouts in December 2014 and became the Office Manager for K & G Construction in January 2015.
Marlene was born and raised in Idaho and still living in this wonderful State. She has 2 grown sons (both of whom are Eagle Scouts) and 5 grandchildren.