Mair has been a member and Certified Teacher of  of Michigan Music Teachers Association for more than 50 years. She is past President of Midland Music Teachers Association and has been a Board member for many of those years.  She served on several State boards in the early days of formulating the idea and need for Testing requirements and suggested following the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music for examples of testing requirements. Mair is a graduate of Weymouth College affiliated with Southampton University in England and also received the LRAM certification through the Associated Board requirements.

A native of Wales, she grew up in the valleys of South Wales until leaving for college.  She came to the USA to meet her fathers relatives who had emigrated in 1929, and because of World War 11, travel was not encouraged until 1950  . During her visit, she met her future husband on the tennis courts in Saginaw and upon her return to Great Britain, they corresponded for 2 years whilst Richard was drafted into the Chemical Corps of the U S Army. Upon her return to Michigan they married and located in Midland where Richard was employed by Dow Corning Corporation.

Mair was actively involved in Midland area music events and is past President of Midland Symphony League, Chair of the Midland Symphony Orchestra board of managers, Board member of the Community Concerts Association, and active member of the Midland Music Teachers Association.   She received the Musician of the Year award and also the Woman of the Year award. 

An active member of the local chapter of MMTA, she serves on several committees.  Active also in the Saginaw Valley Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, she has been Music Director for several area churches and served as  Music Resource Coordinator for the Diocese of Saginaw for many years.  She continues to serve as Organist of St. Johns Episcopal Church in Midland and maintains an active piano studio.