Born to Charles Edward and Dorothy Elizabeth (Whitton) Fields in Buffalo, NY.
Is a reading tutor at East Aurora Central School until 1977.
Becomes a certified medical technician.
Earns a Bachelor of Arts in liberal arts from the State University of New York, Albany.
Works as a medical technician until 1984.
Marries Thomas Michael MacWilliams on August 18.
Volunteers with the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation.
Is a teacher of gifted and talented and a reading specialist at Letchworth Central School in Gainesville, NY until 2015.
Is a parent network coordinator for the Association for Pediatric Patients in Buffalo, NY.
Earns a Master of Science in education from the State University of New York, Geneseo; Becomes a certified reading specialist N-12 in New York.
Is a school coordinator of the American Cancer Society Wyoming County Unit, later receiving the Outstanding Service Award in 1992.
Serves on the executive committee of the Cub Scouts of Geneseo Region in Batavia, NY until 1992.
Teaches as an adjunct professor in the Department of Social Science at Genesee Community College.
Letchworth Central School dedicates the high school yearbook to her.
Maintains membership with the New York State Reading Association and New York State Association Compensatory Educators.
Maintains membership with the International Reading Association and Institute for Children’s Literature.
Maintains membership with the Advocacy for Gifted and Talented Education, Mary Jemison Reading Council and Phi Delta Kappa.