She was very active in the local 4-H organization and the local equestrian association where she showed horses for many years. She attended college at the University of New Hampshire in the heart of the White Mountains. There she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. She moved to Colorado Springs in 1985 where she met and married her husband Bob.
Vickie and Bob share their lives here in Colorado Springs with their two adult daughters and Jeb, their 8 year old golden retriever. When Vickie is not here at Fillmore she enjoys traveling, gardening, canning and spending time with her family and friends.