Belinda moved to Central Oregon after 10 years on the Oregon Coast. In 2012, she retired after a 22 year career in the Air Force where she was both as a Weather Specialist and, later, a Paralegal.
In 2010, she founded the non-profit Celtic Heritage Alliance and produced and directed the Newport Celtic Festival & Highland Games. She successfully transitioned her organization to the McMinnville Scottish Festival under a new Board and Director in 2017.
She owns an event planning and evaluation business.