Dawn-Marie Moore graduated with an Associate's Degree in Nursing in 1994 at a community college in Massachusetts, where she grew up. She went back to school to get her BSN at Sacred Heart University online and graduated in 2015.

Dawn has worked in long term care as a Supervisor in a variety of areas including internal medicine, surgery, discharge planning, post-partum/newborn nursery and, most recently, in homecare as Admissions Nurse for VNLV. Her love is education and she hopes to go back to school in the next 5 years to get her MSN in Education.

Dawn lives in Old Saybrook with her spouse of 5 1/2 yrs. Collectively, they have 7 children ranging in age from 22 to 10. In her "free" time, she likes movies, music, concerts, gardening, crafty hobbies such as sewing and crocheting as well as caring for her 4 adopted guinea pigs.