Carol was born in Philadelphia and completed high school in New Jersey. She came to New Mexico as a VISTA volunteer in 1969, meeting Carlos and marrying. Three daughters, many moves and a degree from NMHU later, they came to Albuquerque.
Carol has been active with the developmental disability community for 40 years, creating Advocacy Partners in 2005. The mission of the agency represents a philosophy of support and reaching ones potential. The commitment is a partnership that is fluid and equal.