Berniece Peltier grew up on a farm five miles east of Ithaca, MI. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree at Central Michigan University and her Associate Degree in IT at Lansing Community College. Bernie taught Junior and Senior High mathematics for seven years.
 
For eight year she was employed as a Programmer for Auto Owners Insurance and she spent the last 25 years working at Auto Owners as an IT Manager.
 
Bernie has lived in the Okemos/East Lansing area since 1979 and has been playing pickleball for four years.