Georgia HethEmail:
gkheth@gmail.com

From:
Morton, Illinois

District 8:
Illinois except for Chicago, St.Louis and some of the rest of Missouri, northern Indiana and the Paducah, Kentucky area

Board committees:
Appeals and Charges (Chair), CEO Search, CEO Review, and Bylaws (Chair)

Bridge experience:
I have been playing for 34 years. My proudest moment is winning our first mutual masterpoint while playing with my son last year.

Volunteer service:
Prior: Unit 208 board member, NAP coordinator and charity chairman, District 8 board member, president and judiciary committee chair. Current: District 8 GNT coordinator, member of WBF Executive Council and Management Committee, Honorary Secretary of WBF. President of Board of Trustees of the ACBL Charity Foundation.

Career/professional activities:
Lawyer. After 26 years with the Illinois Attorney General’s Office, I switched jobs last May and now work for the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, representing the Department in child abuse and neglect hearings.

Education:
Millikin University (English and American Studies); J.D., Stanford Law School; all of the prerequisites and half of the coursework for an M.B.A. from Illinois State University

Hobbies and interests:
Reading, traveling, visiting family. Not much time for anything else until I retire.

Family:
I became a mother on December 22, 2014, when I adopted my son, Kortlan. He is my first and only child, and between him, bridge and work, I am kept plenty busy. I also have four nieces and became a great-aunt last year.