A 35 year member of Sweet Adelines, and founder and director for 30 years of the Lake Ridge Chorus in nearby Elyria where she is Director Emeritus, Jean has become a dual member of the growing and exciting Greater Cleveland Chorus. Jean is a retired Jr. High and elementary music teacher having taught 29 years in the Elyria and Sandusky City Schools. While in Sandusky she accompanied the Firelands Chorus and for several years directed the American Theatre Chorus in Elyria. Jean is an approved arranger and has sung tenor in several local quartets. Jean lives with her daughter, Julie, in Elyria and has one grandson.