Yolan (Dennis) grew up on her parents' farm in Watertown, and is a graduate of Waterford High School. She is a registered nurse. Having grown up on the family farm, she learned the value of hard work, getting up early, staying late, and doing the right thing, while not always the easiest choice, is always the best choice. She presently works at the Family Medical Practice located at Barlow. She has been in the nursing field for more than 20 years. She took a break from nursing to raise their five children.