Business Operations and Executive Assistant
Beth earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education, taught briefly, and then worked as an administrative assistant until her first daughter was born. While her two girls were young, Beth stayed at home. Once they entered school, she began volunteering to produce and distribute school newsletters and chair book fairs. Currently, she serves as PTO treasurer. In addition to spending time with her friends, husband, and family, Beth operates a small craft business with her mother.
Joan K. Robinson
Joan is CPA trained as a paraprofessional and has her own accounting practice. An avid reader, she earned a bachelor’s degree in English and has self-published eight novels and two nonfiction books. Joan also creates computer graphic collages as part of a small craft business with her daughter. She leads a women’s spirituality circle and has organized related large-scale events. Joan’s top priorities: her two lively granddaughters and a rescued Jack Russell Terrier.
Graphic Design and Creative
A professional artist since 2003, Diane’s paintings have been exhibited and collected nationally. She owned a graphic design and marketing firm for 20 years. Originally from Boston, Diane lives with her husband in Arizona, inspired by the desert landscape and light. She is passionate about preserving and visually recording natural beauty and paints outdoors from Maine to California. Diane leads workshops in the connection between creativity and healing.
Lookout and Alert
Rafa is a six-pound Chihuahua Yorkie mix, rescued by friends and given to Laura in July 2013 to comfort her through stage 1 breast cancer treatment. Named after Rafa Nadal, the greatest tennis player from Spain, Rafa’s responsibility in the office is to curl up on Laura’s lap when she’s working and sound the alarm whenever the UPS truck arrives.
Patrol and Protect
Reo (short for “Oreo”) is a 17-pound chihuahua poodle mix, according to DNA testing financed by his Aunt Sarah. Looking more like a terrier, Reo underwent six months of Elite Dog Training and now responds to sit, down, off, leave it, and place! Besides loving unconditionally, Reo’s responsibility is to chase birds out of the yard.