holds a BA in Speech Education and an MA in Liberal Studies. Besides having the pleasure of enriching high school students in her Speech, English, and Theatre classes with her love of theatre, she was Technical Director at York High School in Elmhurst for over 50 productions. After serving on the board of the Illinois High School Theatre Festival for a number of years, she was honored to be the Festival Director in 2000. Besides serving on the Boards of suburban theatre companies, she has worked as a freelance technician for theatre companies throughout the Chicago area, including Marriott Lincolnshire and Light Opera Works. Her retirement in 2002 afforded the wonderful opportunity of joining the Jeff Committee