Experience: Event Planning and Production

1978 - 79 Member, Planning Committee, Medical Social Consultants National Conference
1982 - 84 Chairman, Aquafest
1983 - 85 Chairman, Annapolis Spring Festival (Coordination of all aspects of a city-wide weekend event, including parades, stages, in-street activities and displays)
1984 Chairman, Entertainment Committee, Soccer Olympics (Annapolis)
1988 - 97 Concert production for Hard Travelers at various mid-sized venues, including the Weinberg Center (Frederick, MD), the Wheeler Opera House (Aspen, CO), Avalon Theatre (Easton, MD) and Maryland Hall (Annapolis, MD)
1988 - 89 Concert production, Hard Travelers Concert for Cystic Fibrosis (Downs Park, Pasdena, MD) with Glenn Yarborough
1990 - 91 Concert production, Hard Travelers Concert for Cystic Fibrosis (Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD) with Emmylou Harris, Barbara Mandrell. (Included stage managing, marketing, publicity and program creation)
1992 - 94 Concert production, Hard Travelers Concert for Cystic Fibrosis (Pier Six Pavilion, Baltimore MD) with Lee Greenwood, the Oak Ridge Boys, Kathy Mattea. (Included stage managing, marketing, publicity and program creation)
1995 - 97 Concert production, Hard Travelers Concert for Cystic Fibrosis (Baltimore Arena, Baltimore, MD) with Kenny Rogers, Alabama. (Included stage managing, marketing, publicity and program creation)
1997 - 98 Concert production, Concert benefiting the Maryland School for the Blind (Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore, MD) with Ray Charles, Smothers Brothers. (Included stage managing, marketing and publicity)
1997 - 2000 Co-producer with artist of mid-sized (275 to 400 seats) concerts. Usually 3 to 5 annually. Responsibilities include budget creation, consultation, designing flyer, writing and coordinating publicity and stage managing.
1998 Featured in The Concert Book by James Hollan. Interviewed as an event producer for this book on using concerts as fundraisers for non-profit organizations. (Chicago, IL: Bonus Books, 1999)
1999 Co-chair of the Mayor's Ad Hoc Committee on Special Events developing "an understandable, consistent and fair policy for the City of Annapolis to pursue when dealing with special events and community activities".