Adirondack native, third generation. Long career in non-profit fundraising and management in San Francisco, Washington, DC and the Adirondacks. Former board member The Community Foundation of Herkimer and Oneida Counties and former Advisor Adirondack Foundation. Former board member and Chair Sagamore Institute, former board member Old Forge Library, Town of Webb Historical Assoc. Current board member Cultural Treasures Foundation, Washington, DC and board member and chair Executive Council of NCPR. Long time volunteer at VIEW, the art center in Old Forge.