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Married to husband JJ, and they have three children.

Village Resident:

Since 2011.


Miami University, B.A. in English, 1994;

Thunderbird, School of Global Management, MBA in International Marketing, 1997.


Owner, Bright Course Marketing, Inc.

Volunteer Work:

Village Clerk (2017-2019);

Lake Bluff School District 65 (2011-present);

Lake Forest School District (2016-present);

Lake Bluff Middle School Science Club, (2014-2015);

AYSO Board Secretary (2015-2017); and

LF/LB Volleyball Clinics, 2016-2017.

Community Involvement:

Lake Bluff 4th of July Parade Committee (2013-present);

Lake Bluff Strategic Plan (2017);

Lake Bluff School Board Caucus (2012-2014); and

Lake Bluff Criterion Bike Race/ Block Party (2013).

Hobbies and Interests:

Enjoys activities such swimming and running.  Other interests include music, traveling, reading and spending time with family and friends.

Village Issues Most Concerned With (not listed in any particular order):

  • Fiscal sustainability of the Village;
  • Balancing growth of the Village while preserving its current character; and
  • Continuing to encourage community members to be engaged and informed.