Dr. Lynn Mehl Named 2016-2017 President of Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts

first_img Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Dr. Lynn MehlPasadena Showcase House for the Arts (PSHA), which supports local music education with one of the nation’s oldest and most successful house and garden tours, is delighted to announce that Dr. Lynn Mehl has been named its president. Mehl, a professor of kinesiology and psychology at Occidental College and ardent community volunteer, will lead the nearly 300-member non-profit organization for its 2016-2017 year. Through broad community support during the past 52 years of its annual Pasadena Showcase House of Design, PSHA has donated more than $20 million to community music education programs.“I am privileged to serve as president of this dynamic organization,” says Mehl. “Our membership is comprised of an amazing group of dedicated and diverse women and men bound together with common goals. As we look to the future, we renew our commitment to support music programs in the San Gabriel Valley, foster and fund programs that nurture the study and appreciation of music, and ensure that music is available to a wide range of audiences in addition to furthering the work of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.”Mehl personifies the all-volunteer organization’s skilled membership. Her professional credentials earned during her 39 years at Occidental College include diverse experiences such as chairing the Kinesiology Department, being one of the first women in the country to oversee a collegiate football program as Director of Athletics, and coaching the women’s tennis team to the first NCAA Division III National Tennis Championship.Her dedication to volunteerism includes serving the Assistance League as president of the Pasadena chapter and member of its national leadership committee. While a Michigan resident, she chaired the local Cancer Society’s Relay for Life and co-chaired the state’s second-largest Christmas parade. During her 10 years of PSHA membership, Mehl has led numerous committees, including Benefit Chair of the 2015 Pasadena Showcase House. She is a resident of Altadena.Mehl’s wide-ranging accomplishments even include earning a second-degree black belt in Shotokan karate.The 2017 Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts will be open from April 23 to May 21, 2017. Tickets go on sale November 2, 2016. To purchase tickets or for more information about PSHA, visit www.pasadenashowcase.org.About Pasadena Showcase House for the ArtsPasadena Showcase House for the Arts (PSHA) supports local music education with one of the nation’s oldest and most successful house and garden tours. Through broad community support over the past 52 years of its annual Pasadena Showcase House of Design, PSHA has donated more than $20 million to community music education programs. The all-volunteer, non-profit organization was founded in 1948. To learn more about the five PSHA-funded programs, the Designer Showcase House or apply for a grant, visit www.pasadenashowcase.org. First Heatwave Expected Next Week Subscribe Giving Back Dr. Lynn Mehl Named 2016-2017 President of Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts From STAFF REPORTS Published on Monday, September 19, 2016 | 9:14 pm Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Make a comment Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS More Cool Stuff Herbeauty8 Easy Exotic Meals Anyone Can MakeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyCostume That Makes Actresses Beneath Practically UnrecognizableHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyYou Can’t Go Past Our Healthy Quick RecipesHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThe Most Heartwarming Moments Between Father And DaughterHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself Right NowHerbeautyHerbeautycenter_img Community News Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Community News 4 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Business News Top of the News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimeslast_img

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