Dori is a stay-at-home mom of three and currently employed part-time as the Coordinator of Early Childhood Religious Education at Christ the King Catholic Church. She is a Washington State University - Tri-City graduate (2004) in Viticulture and Enology and was formerly employed in the wine industry. Dori has served many years as a volunteer for various organizations, including the Enological Society, Rivers of Ink, and Richland's Art Commission. Her hobbies include soccer, trail running, camping, and reading.