Becky Thompson was born and raised in Colorado. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from CSU. After graduating, she worked at an environmental lab in Golden. While living in Denver, she met and married high school counselor extraordinaire, Mark Thompson. They moved to Pagosa for Mark to work as a math teacher. For the next several years, she worked as a stay-at-home mom until her four children were older, then worked in the district as the Job Coach for the resource department for 8 years. She has been an aide in the Special Talents class for the last two years. She is also the District Coordinator for Destination Imagination.