In The Community

  • Member of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Cary.

  • Chairperson for the Juvenile Outreach Literacy Team for the Juvenile Literacy Center at the Wake County Courthouse. the program provides direct one-on-one tutoring for students ages 6-17 who are ordered to the program by the Juvenile Court. The Web site is www.wakeliteracy.org

  • North Carolina Team Member for National Leadership Summit on the Protection of Children. Presenter for Court Improvement Project for the Administrative Office of the Courts.

  • Literacy Council of Wake County: Coordinated with Council to implement a sentencing program whereby defendants unfamiliar with the English language charged with minor crimes or infractions deferred judgment by learning to speak English; Spelling Bee Judge.

  • American Bar Association, member. North Carolina Bar Association, former Vice President and member. Serves on the Board for Bar Cares; Wake County Bar Association, member and former member of the Board of Directors. Organized and moderated the first "This is the Law" seminar. North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys, member. Wake County Association of Women Attorneys, member.

  • Cary and Garner Chamber of Commerce, Member; Executive Dialogue: Shared business experiences with new entrepreneurs; Presenter: Crime Session at Wake County Public Safety Center; Special Recognition Award for Successful Completion of Leadership Cary.

  • Member of:
  • National Association of Business Owners
  • Sir Walter Cabinet
  • Triangle Sons of Italy
  • Italian Heritage Society in New Hanover County
  • NC Roadrunners Club
  • "Faith-Based Initiatives for Family and Community Renewal", American Leadership Conference: one of the Guest Speakers at the National Faith-Based Summit.