As State Secretary, Francine is a charter member of FSS and the first State Secretary. She was a high school English teacher, now retired and free to play with her sewing and embroidery toys. Francine holds seven Martha Pullen licensings including heirloom, serger,and children's clothing. Originally from New Jersey, she has lived in Florida for nearly 24 years. True story - she lived in Augusta, Georgia, for 8 years and never know Farmhouse Fabrics was a half hour away! Never would have returned to New Jersey if she'd known!