I am a candidate to serve as a Lay Member for the Court of Review. Although not an attorney, I have completed the Harvard Law School courses on Mediation and Negotiation. I have served as a Mediator for the Hampshire County Massachusetts Small Claim Court and on Grand Jury duty in Rhode Island, and as an Advisor in Title IV deliberations. A retired business executive, I offer my corporate experiences to the Church, drawing on strong leadership, professional and interpersonal skills. I have served the Church as Executive Assistant to the Rector of Trinity Church, Wall Street; Associate Dean of General Theological Seminary; Chief Administrative Officer at the Riverside Church. I have been a lay deputy and or alternate to several General Conventions on Executive Council and the Church Pension Fund board.