Monika has a BS in Business from the University of Central Missouri.  She has worked in the Market Research Technology Industry since 2001. Three years ago she took a 200 hour Yoga Teacher training that would take her in a different direction.  She now teaches yoga at the Lakeway Activity Center and various senior centers around Austin. Her husband became involved with Candlelight Ranch by launching the Candlelight Ranch Car Show and Chilli Cookoff.  This is where Monika fell in love with the organization. She is now serving on the board.

Monika has been married for 24 years to her husband Kerry and they enjoy travel.  Just take a look at her facebook page! She is excited to be on the board and is looking forward to the upcoming Light the Path 20th Anniversary Candlelight Ranch Event.