Carolyn received her BS from Taylor University and an MA from Ball State University in education. She is retired from teaching, having taught elementary school for 39 years. She is a member of Locust Grove Church of the Brethren where she helps with the music each Sunday. She became a member of the Unitas Board in the fall of 2017. Carolyn visited the Helm family in Mozambique on a short term mission trip which increased her love for missions. She enjoyed working with children at the Bible School in Xai Xai. She has also served on a mission trip to Guatemala where she worked at a children’s home.