Pam received her BS in 1986 and her M.Ed. in 1991 from East Texas State University. She is currently the owner of Commerce Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Commerce. She graduated in the top three of her class from Dallas Mortuary Institute. She taught at the Dallas Institute of Funeral Service and while there received the designation of Certified Funeral Service Practitioner. She is the only funeral director in Hunt County who holds the CFSP. She is also a certified reading specialist and has taught at the public school and college levels. She was named 2010 Alumni Ambassador from the College of Education and Human Services Department of Curriculum and Instruction. Her private pilot’s license was obtained in 1991. Pam is married to Jim who is an English teacher at Eastfield College.