Gayle is the co-founder of Miracle Meadows School, a school for at-risk youth. She currently is the President and CEO of the organization. She is a registered nurse with a Master’s degree in nursing from Loma Linda University. She is the current vice-president of the Ritchie County Family Resources Network and a former board advisor on the Health Care Agency for Doddridge County. She was the director of the Salem College Health Awareness Program at Salem University (now Salem International University) from 1984-1991 and a post assistant professor of health related science courses at the university during that time. Gayle and her husband have been working with at-risk children for the past 25 years and have successfully raised 6 of their own children. Gayle and her husband Bill live on a farm where she enjoys raising horses, gardening and working on her turn of the century farm house.