A Third Hand
Communications - Education - Advocacy - Project Support - Business Management


Fund for Constitutional Government
Coordinated conference logistics for the Fund for Constitutional Government's "Media and Democracy" at the National Press Club; keynote address by Gore Vidal

Gender Equality Commission Training Program
Program Facilitator for group of Croatian women leaders visiting Washington, New York and Maine for the purposes of observing democracy at international, nationalk, state and local levels in the US and attending the Beijing + 5 general assembly of the United Nations

Cushings Island Conservation Corporation
Administration and internal systems management, including private book sales, for local non-profit organization in Maine

Hugo's Portland Bistro
Promotion of annual literary festival honoring Scottish poet Robert Burns in consultation with local restaurateur; also publicity and media liaison. Ongoing contract from 1997 as Management Consultant and Administrator of this small business

1997: Devised and promoted Bloomsday annual literary festival honoring James Joyce publicized in state-wide print and electronic media (click for image)

Morning Street Condo Association
Prepared historical financial records for audit


Poolbeg Film Productions
Production manager for Irish film company location shoot in Massachusetts, including hiring local technical crew


City of Portland's John Ford Commemoration
Organization and management of Irish Arts Minister's participation in city's 3-day cultural event as well as attendance and coverage by The Irish Times, Ireland's newspaper of record

Festival of Irish Cinema
Organization and management of week-long festival of contemporary Irish cinema at Portland's art-house theater in celebration of St. Patrick's Day

1990 - 1996

Cork International Film Festival

1990-1995: Acheived national and international coverage as Press Officer of world's third-oldest film festival

1996: Served as a member of the Board of Directors with special liasion services during the festival


Film Makers Ireland
Prepared organizational analysis and feasibility study for representative body of independent Irish filmmakers


European Audio-Visual Entrepreneurs
Prepared feasibility study of proposed location in Ireland
of EU media training project, including
attendance at prototypical program held in Switzerland.

1990 - 1992

Dublin Film Festival
Press Officer of popular festival inaugurated in the 1980s


Foyle Film Projects
Established administrative systems for community-based initiative in Derry, Northern Ireland
Program Director of 3rd Foyle Film Festival


Project Arts Centre
Chair (1982) and Board Member (1981-1983) of pioneering multi-media arts center in Dublin; the only woman in 35 years to have chaired this board. Appointed Life Trustee in 1986.