Dawn was raised in the Bronx and graduated from Hostos Community College in 1989, where she received her Associates Degree in Applied Sciences. Dawn moved to Dutchess County in 1993 with her family who have always supported her career. Dawn has been the Past President of Westchester Dental Hygienists’ Association as well as Secretary for Dental Hygienists’ Association of the State of New York. She has a passion for working with children, especially educating them and their families. She spends her free time with her husband and two children, either at home or in Myrtle Beach.