Alice is the founder and past president of The Greater Washington chapter of ILEA, (International Live Event Association), received a Lifetime Achievement Award, and served for years either on the Board of Directors or the Advisory Board both locally and internationally. She is the former president of ISEF, the educational foundation of ILEA, and was a founding member of the Search non-profit foundation that helps event professionals in need. She has taught and lectured at universities both nationally and internationally. As a musician and special events professional, she has conducted a community orchestra and a children’s choir, was director of two different community music schools and toured with a band. She has booked name entertainment and has herself performed as a harpist with name entertainers. She has worked for the Marriott and Ritz Carlton chains for over twenty years and is in demand as a harpist, a consummate educator and a producer of special events.