Marianne is from Santa Rosa, CA moving to the Sacramento area where she graduated from high school. She attended Sacramento State University where she obtained a Bachelor's degree in Biology and Public Health. She followed her husband's career to Idaho and then Nevada where she attended University of Nevada, Reno where she obtained a Master's in Plant Science. Marianne moved to Chico in 2016 where she started at Inspire as a substitute teacher and in 2019 accepted the position as Resource Paraprofessional Aide. She enjoys camping, kayaking, gardening and spending time with friends.