Renée is a retired mental health counselor and consultant. After moving overseas to cities including Beijing, Hong Kong, and Singapore she focused on consulting on repatriation and patriation with multinational corporations. In Manila, Renée was the Founding Chair of Philippine Canine Search and Rescue Foundation as well as a board member of several non-profits and other organizations. Back in the United States, Renée has served as a board trustee of the Loon Preservation Committee, the Lakes Region Visiting Nurse and Hospice Organization, and the Winnipesaukee Playhouse. Renée lives on Lake Winnipesaukee with her husband Paul and her two chocolate Labradors.