A graduate of California State University, Fullerton, Ann is an avid equestrian, golfer and photography enthusiast. Married since 1984 to Jay, time is shared between homes in Palm Desert and Laguna Beach. Their two adult sons live and work in New York and San Francisco. Ann currently serves on the Development Committee for Guide Dogs of the Desert and volunteers at the Palm Springs Animal Shelter. Her past experience also includes involvement with Southern California Labrador Retriever Rescue, Assistance League of Newport Mesa and Friendship Shelter, Laguna Beach.