Community Leadership

    • City of Miami Beach Board of Adjustment, 2011-9/2013
    • Funding Arts Network, Vice President Finance, 2013-15 (FAN)
    • Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce Board of Governors; Chairman, 1993-96; Chairman-Elect, 1992-93; Treasurer, 1990-92; Government & Business Affairs Council
    • Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce Pillars Trustee; past Chairman and past Executive Board Member 1998-2005
    • Harvard Club of Miami and Radcliffe Alumnae Association
    • New World Symphony National Council (formerly the Board of Trustees) 2005-11
    • Arts & Business Council Board of Directors 2002-07
    • City of Miami Beach Planning Board, Vice-Chair, 1989-91;2004-06; Chair 1991-98
    • Kiwanis Club of Miami Beach 1990-2008; 1st Woman President 1992-93
    • G.O. Bond Oversight Committee, City of Miami Beach, 2005
    • City of Miami Beach Zoning Board of Adjustment, Chair, 1998-04
    • City of Miami Beach Development Regulations Working Group Chair, 1995-98
    • Metro-Dade County Parks & Recreation Citizen’s Advisory Committee, 1994-98
    • Bass Museum Board of Trustees, 1993-96; Friends Board of Directors 2003-05
    • Miami Design Preservation League Trustee
    • Art Center South Florida Board member 2004-05
    • American Heart Association, Miami-Dade County Chapter, Vice-Chair Board of Directors; Heart Ball Miami, Chair; Miami Beach/Aventura Chapter President, 1996-98; Founding Board Member, Miami Beach Division, 1994-95
    • Leukemia Society Celebrity Waiter Fund Raising Co-Chair, 1993-95
    • Temple Beth Sholom, Treasurer; Executive Board, 1993-99; Board of Trustees, 1987-99
    • Hotel Development Task Force, City of Miami Beach, 1989-94
    • Art in the Heart of Miami Beach Festival Co-Chair, 1993-94; Patron Purchase Chair, 1986-92
    • Historic Preservation Board Charter Member, appointed by Mayor and Miami Beach City Commission, 1982-88
    • Community Relations Board, appointed by Metro-Dade Mayor and County Commission; Youth Action, Partners for Youth, and South Beach Committees, 1978-86
    • Miami Beach Taxpayers’ Association Board of Trustees; President, 1986-88
    • Youth Advisory Board, appointed by Metro-Dade County Commission, 1981-83
    • Various positions at North Beach Elementary School, including President of the Learning Resource Center for Gifted Children, Legislative Chairman and Representative to the Advisory Council for Secondary Schools, 1975-80; Miami Beach Senior High School PTA President 1975-76


    • Breaking The Glass Ceiling Award, 1998
    • Jan Pfeiffer Community Service Award, Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, 1997
    • Miami Beach Mayor’s Shining Light Award, 1997
    • James McDonnell Outstanding Board of Governor Award, Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, 1996
    • Miami Today “Achiever,” 1996 and 1997 BOOK OF LEADERS
    • Miami Beach Commission on the Status of Women, “1994 Women Worth Knowing” Recipient
    • South Florida Magazine’s “Woman of Distinction, “ 1993-1994
    • Kiwanis Club “Distinguished President,” 1993
    • Miami Beach Board of Realtors’ “Outstanding Citizen of the Year,” 1986
    • Key to the City of Miami Beach for “Distinguished Service,” 2003, 1996, 1990, 1988
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