Sandra graduated from Elk Lake School District, and went on to graduate from Marywood University and Villanova Law School. She practiced law for seven years in Scranton and for the past 28 years in Nicholson. Her areas of concentration are in real estate, will and trusts, estate administration, family law and school law. Sandra was a Custody Hearings Officer for Lackawanna County for 23 years and retired in 2004. She was Solicitor for Lackawanna Trail School District, North Abington Township, Wyoming County Children & Youth, and Housing and Redevelopment Authorities. She is a board member of Countryside Conservancy, and board member and past President of Wyoming County United Way. She currently resides in Tunkhannock.