Mrs. Vander Hoek earned an Associate Degree in Radiologic Technology from Presentation College in 1978 and a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Services Administration from Presentation College in 1995. She graduated from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, TX in 2000, with a Master’s of Science Degree in Radiologic Sciences. She was employed by Avera St. Luke’s Hospital in Aberdeen from 1980 to 1997. She is an Associate Professor at Presentation College in the Radiologic Technology Program. She is currently enrolled in the Higher Education Administration Doctorate Degree Program at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion. Professional memberships include: American Society of Radiologic Technologists, South Dakota Society of Radiologic Technologists, Association of Collegiate Educators in Radiologic Technology, and Association of Educators in Imaging and Radiologic Sciences.