Vera was raised in Fruitland, Idaho, and graduated from Fruitland High School. She received a Bachelors Degree in Education from Northwest Nazarene College. In the past, she taught fifth, sixth, and seventh grade for Ontario School District. After she retired, she also taught Title I for Ontario. She has two children and three grandchildren. She hopes she can be an asset to Annex Charter School in helping children learn.
"I believe every child wants to learn. I believe as teachers we need to give each child a safe place, respect, and a fun and creative environment so they can achieve their dreams."