Member, National Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals
South Carolina state coordinator, Southeastern Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals
Certified food safety instructor, ServSafe Food Safety Program for the National Restaurant Association
Member, Music, Art, and Performance Ministry of Bethlehem Baptist Church
Member, Ad Hoc Recruiting Committee for the University of South Carolina Graduate School
Reeder was born in Fort Belvoir, Va., and grew up as an Army dependent in southeastern United States and Germany. Her family moved to Columbia, S.C., in 1974. Reeder became a military wife and began teaching in Germany in 1985. She taught English, writing, and communications for the Army in Germany and Texas. She has taught for several colleges and adult education programs, but she is now teaching undergraduate students at the University of South Carolina. She enjoys music and dancing, cultural arts events, horses, and collecting giraffe inspired art. She is a proud mother of two adult children, Shalaine and Desmond.