Ann is a native Vermonter and has been a resident of Shelburne for over 40 years. Her two daughters were raised in Shelburne and benefited from our wonderful schools and the many recreational opportunities Vermont has to offer. She became involved with the recreational programs in Shelburne when she was a soccer coach for seven years. During that time, she also became a member of the Recreational Committee and has served on the committee since 1991. She has been the chairperson of our first Mooring Committee in town. Ann has an undergraduate degree from the University of Vermont and a Master's Degree in Social Work from Smith College. She considers it a privilege to have worked in the field of child welfare throughout her professional career and currently has an adoption agency, Adoption Advocates, and does primarily international adoptions. Ann enjoys sailing on beautiful Lake Champlain, snowshoeing, reading, baking, the ballet and chamber music, and most of all, loves being with her two beautiful grandchildren: Nevin, age 12, and Hailey, age 3, and looks forward to another grandchild in August of 2015. She considers It is a pleasure to serve on the Recreation Committee with the wonderful staff and dedicated board members.