Born and raised in Mecklenburg County, Virginia, Sandra attended James Madison University upon graduating from Park View. She completed her bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education. Sandra furthered her education by earning a Master's Degree in Education from The College of William and Mary and an Educational Leadership Certification from the University of Virginia. After 20 years in the classroom as a teacher, Sandra became a school administrator, serving as assistant principal and principal for 10 years. These roles helped to prepare her for a role in Property Management through managing school buildings and grounds. When not at work, Sandra enjoys spending time with her family and friends on the lake in Clarksville. She has two children, two stepchildren, two grandchildren, a husband, a dog, and two cats.