Education: Bachelor of Arts in English and a Bachelor of Arts in Drama – both from the University of Washington; Master of Arts in Drama from San Francisco State University. Ms. Rice also did post graduate work at the University of Utah.
Work History: Ms. Rice spent many years teaching English and Speech at CMR High School. She also taught Drama at the College of Great Falls. After a career in teaching, Ms. Rice embarked on a second career where she owned and operated numerous travel agencies in Montana, Washington, Utah, and Idaho with a focus on federal government travel.
Community Service: Ms. Rice has served on numerous boards including Rocky Mountain College National Development Council, St. Vincent Hospital Board, and McLaughlin Research Institute. She has served as the Board Chair of Montana Deaconess Hospital Foundation Board, Great Falls Airport Authority, and the Benefis Healthcare Foundation.