Meyer is a graduate of Hawkeye Community College with a degree in Nursing. She is a cardiology nurse working on the skilled unit at New Aldaya Lifescapes in Cedar Falls. She serves on the Board of Trustees at Hawkeye Community College. Meyer is also a member of the American Nurses Association, Communication Workers of America, and the League of Women Voters.
Meyer and her husband of 37 years, Randy, have two children. A son, Travis, who lives in Denison,Iowa with his wife and two children. Their daughter, Jillian, lives in Shell Rock. Meyer is an active volunteer at the Waterloo Hospitality House and North Star in Waverly. She and her husband are members of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Waverly.