Mrs. Schroder is originally from Indiana, but has lived in Maine for the past 29 years. In 1978, she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Community Service from Bemidji State University in Minnesota. She met her husband while attending College, and they have been married for forty years. After having her daughter and son, she went back to school at Indiana University and completed her Master's in Social Work. For the past 37 years, Mrs. Schroder has worked in various mental health settings. She has spent 13 of those years providing counseling in schools. Mrs. Schroder and her husband enjoy spending time with their 3 year old Grandson. They also like to scuba dive and travel within and outside of the U.S. This past summer they rode their motorcycle across the country.