Bonnie graduated from Spaulding High School in Barre, Vermont in 1976 and then from the University of Vermont Dental Hygiene Program in 1978. She is a member of Sigma Alpi Phi, dental hygiene honor society.
After working in the Burlington area for a year as a dental hygienist, she married Dr. Olson and joined his dental practice as a hygienist. She currently works part time in his dental office. Bonnie is also a certified Martha Beck life coach, specializing in life satisfaction, managing stress/anxiety and chronic pain.
Dr. Olson and Bonnie have two grown daughters, Sally and Leah.