Virtuosi of Houston, Kickoff Party Host, 2021

Ensemble Theater, Gala Chair, 2017

 

Preservation Houston, President, 2015

 

Woman of Distinction, 2014

 

Chapelwood United Methodist Foundation, Past President, 2013

 

Leader in Design, The Decorative Center Houston, 2013

 

Preservation Houston, Villa de Luxe Showhouse , Co-Chair, 2013

 

Gaston LeNotre Scholarship Gala, Chair 2013

 

Houston Junior Forum, Conversations of the Heart, Fundrasing Event, Honoree 2013

 

River Oaks Business Women’s Exchange Club, Board Member and Past President2012-2013

 

Preservation Houston, Cornerstone Dinner Co-Chair 2012

 

Covenant House Texas Guild, Member and Past President, 2000-2012

 

River Oaks Business Women’s Exchange Club, President 2011-2012

 

Houston Antiques Dealers Association (HADA), Keynote Speaker 2012

 

Habitat for Humanity, Board Member 2010-2011

 

Houston Woman Magazine, Houston’s 50 Most Influential Women of 2010, by Houston Woman Magazine

 

Texas Board of Architecture Examiners Registrant #45 (Registered Interior Designer)

 

American Society of Interior Design Gulf Coast Chapter (ASID), Past President, Board Member and Professional Member

 

Texas Association for Interior Design (TAID), Past President & Board Member

 

American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Medalist Award

 

Better Business Bureau, Awards for Excellence “Winner of Distinction” 2009

 

Covenant House Texas, Guild President 2008-2009

 

Alexis De Tocqueville Society, Member 2008

 

Houston Panhellenic, Keynote Speaker 2008

 

Ensemble Theater Gala Underwriters Party, Host 2008

 

Covenant House Texas Gala- Honoree of the 2007 Spirit Award, on behalf of Covenant House Guild (Covenant House Texas is a shelter for Houston’s homeless youth between the ages of 13-18 years of age.)

 

Covenant House Texas, Guild President 2003-2005

 

ASID Baylor Pink Ribbon Show House, Co Chair 2005

 

ASID Baylor Pink Ribbon Show House, Board Member, 2005 Benefiting Breast Cancer Awareness

 

ASID Designers Home Tour, Chairman 2005, Benefiting Covenant House Texas

 

ASID Show House, Chairman, 2000 and 2004

 

Covenant House Texas, Gala Chairman 2003

 

Houston Community College, Recognition: “Leader in Design Education” 2002

 

Cystic Fibrosis, Honored for creating Fantasy Gala 2001

 

March of Dimes Bikers for Babies Fundraiser, Co Chair 1999 & 2000

 

ASID Show House, Co Developer 2000, Benefiting Covenant House Texas

 

Decorative Center of Houston, Keynote Speaker, “Scheming with Color”, Aug. 1994

 

Fantasy Gala for Cystic Fibrosis, Co-Chair 1994

 

March of Dimes, Hosted a Benefit Dinner, “Haute Cuisine Houston” 1994

 

Fantasy Gala, Co-chair, Benefiting Karitas Foundation, one of President George H. Bush’s 1000 Points of Light 1992

 

Fantasy Gala, Co Chair, Benefiting The Shoulder, a nonprofit drug & alcohol abuse rehabilitation center 1990-1991

 

ASID Gala for Cystic Fibrosis, Developer/Chair 1992 – 2001

 

Fantasy Gala, Developed Concept for nonprofit fundraising 1990 – 2001

 

Zeta Show House, Keynote Speaker -1988, 1985, 1983, 1981

 

Design Center Houston, Keynote Speaker, “Who’s Who” 1992

 

NCIDQ Certification 1987 (Required for professional status in the Interior Design Profession.)

 

ASID/Harris County Heritage Society/Zeta Tau Alpha “Staiti” Show House, Designer 1988

 

Gourmet Gala, Designed a vignette, “Fantasies of Michael Angelo” Benefiting March of Dimes 1988

 

ASID Cancer Society, Show House Designer “Design for Living” 1986

 

Chapelwood Methodist Church, Sunday school teacher 1980-1985

 

AIDS Hospice, designed a room and donated furnishings

 

Houston Jr. Forum, Worked at the Recreational Center for Older Adults teaching classes

 

Zeta Tau Alpha Show Houses, Keynote Speaker 1988, 1985, 1983, 1981

 

Zeta Tau Alpha Show House, Designer, Benefiting Children’s Foundations 1979, 1981, 1983 & 1985

 

Harris County Heritage Society, Docent 1972, 1973, 1974 (docent)