In 2006 Monica had an accident while skiing and sustained a spinal cord injury. Ms. Wheelchair Maine 2011, Monica and received the Forty Under 40 award in the state of Maine which recognizes dedication to leadership, professional excellence and community involvement. Monica is leads the Ms. Wheelchair Maine Leadership and Advocacy Organization to empower people with physical, mental and emotional disabilities through achievements.
Adaptive Lessons at New England Disabled Sports at Loon Mountain, Massage at Massage Envy, Acupuncture at Maine Center for Acupuncture, Gym Membership and Trainer at Planet Fitness. 2011 – Adaptive Ski Rentals, Ski Lessons, Therapies, Gym Membership.