was born in New York, grew up in Evanston and has been a lifelong fan of theater. She was a member of the Board of Trustees of Northlight Theatre from 2003-2012 and remains on their Advisory Board. A member of the Jeff Awards since 2007, she served as Equity Chair from 2012-2015 and Producer of six Equity Awards Ceremonies, including the 50th anniversary celebration in 2018.