Mary Kay was born and raised in Canton. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Counselling Psychology from Oregon State University and is a former Peace Corps Volunteer. Subsequently she went to nursing school and acquired her RN. She relocated to Alaska in 1992, where she worked in Home Health Care and Case Management for 15 years. In 2007 she changed career paths to Social Services and has remained in that field since then. She enjoyed her experiences in The Last Frontier but was glad to return to Canton in September 2016. She joined the Kabb Law Firm in November.