Sandra is a graduate of Marywood University and Villanova Law School. She was a custody hearings officer for Lackawanna County and was a solicitor for both Lackawanna Trail School District and Wyoming County Children & Youth for many years. She is a board member of Countryside Conservancy and past president of Wyoming County United Way. She served as solicitor for the Wyoming County Housing Authority and Redevelopment Authority. Sandra resides in Tunkhannock.