Dinerstein, Kirchfeld, Lappin, and Snyder are named new members of the board
Esther Dinerstein of Palm Beach Gardens, Daryn Macaulay Kirchfeld of Palm Beach Gardens, Dorothy L. Lappin of Palm Beach, and Louise G. Snyder of Palm Beach have been elected as four new board members of West Palm Beach's longest residing professional theatre, Palm Beach Dramaworks. "All of our new board members have an impressive background in corporate management and arts advocacy. We are deeply honored that they will serve as board members during this pivotal point in the evolution of our growing organization," stated William Hayes, Producing Artistic Director. Esther Dinerstein has been a Florida resident for the past 20 years. With a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Pratt Institute in New York, Ms. Dinerstein developed a lifelong appreciation for the performing arts. In addition to becoming a board member at PBDW, she also serves on the board of MorseLife, an organization providing health care, housing and support services for seniors of Palm Beach County. Daryn Macaulay Kirchfeld has an extensive background in finance and real estate. She is currently a Managing Director for Northern Trust, leading the bank's Private Client Services Division in Northern Palm Beach County. Ms. Kirchfeld's many years of volunteer and fundraising work have included service with the American Cancer Society, the Junior League, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, and the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Dorothy L. Lappin joins the PBDW's board of directors with ample experience in community and arts outreach. Ms. Lappin currently serves on the International Board of the Salk Institute and is President of the School of the Arts Foundation Guild. A graduate of Emerson College, her love of the arts and music has been life long -- having performed in regional theatre, television, and as a soloist with the New Haven Symphony Orchestra. Louise G. Snyder is a long time volunteer and board member of organizations in both Palm Beach and Buffalo, New York. Ms. Snyder has a Bachelor of Science degree from SUNY Buffalo and currently serves on the board of Planned Parenthood of South Florida and Treasure Coast. She is presently a member of the Palm Beach United Way Allocation Committee and has served on the East Aurora School Board and on the Junior Board of the Albright Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo.