List of 12 frequently asked questions.

  • My primary role at Thacher

    Associate Director of Admission and Dorm Head of Casa, where freshman girls live.
  • Favorite job perks

    The time I get to spend with the incredible Casa girls and prefects; freshly picked (and then juiced) oranges; homemade guacamole; outdoor showers in January; beaches and mountains; the amazing Dining Hall staff and Maintenance Department; hundreds of role models for my children.
  • I knew I wanted to work at Thacher when

    I visited for the first time. I felt so at home.
  • Since you asked me to brag, here's the professional accomplishment I'm most proud of

    When my senior advisees told me that I "...empower girls to be the strong and independent girls that they truly are."
  • When not in the Admission Office I can be found

    Shuttling my kids around, out on a morning run, or watching sports with my family (my kids' games, Thacher events, and almost every professional Boston team event that is televised).
  • Favorite place at Thacher

    Sitting on the couch on our back patio looking out at Matilija Peak and swimming in the pool with my kids on late summer afternoons.
  • Favorite place on earth

    Queenstown, New Zealand; Vancouver, British Columbia; Flathead Lake, Montana; Ojai.
  • Favorite place in my imagination

    Singing Thunder Road with Bruce Springsteen.
  • The book, movie, work of art, or piece of music I cannot imagine life without

    My running and chill patio playlists; A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving and All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren; family albums and videos.
  • Hardly anybody knows that I

    Lived in Georgia for five years growing up and had a thick southern accent. All it takes is about five minutes of conversation with someone from the south or an episode of Friday Night Lights and I’m throwing “y’all” around like I never left.
  • What I wanted to be when I grew up (when I was 10)

    A photojournalist.
  • What I want to be when I grow up (now)

    As thoughtful, giving, energetic, and beloved by her children as my mom.