Barbara McCarthy Donnellan is a CEO of her own consulting firm and a retired award-winning senior government executive. She previously served as Library Director for one of the nation’s leading counties. Barbara is the recipient of numerous leadership awards, including the Leadership Greater Washington “Volunteer of the Year Award” for her work with youth leadership. She is married, sister to six siblings, aunt to 31 and great-aunt to 42. Barbara holds a BA and MA from St. John’s University, New York.

Michael Garland is a New York Times best-selling author and illustrator. Garland’s “Miss Smith’s Incredible Storybook” won the California and Delaware State Reading Awards. He is author and illustrator of thirty-seven children’s picture books and illustrator for more than forty books by other authors. Visit his website. www.garlandpicturebooks.com.

Nema’s Magic

Nema’s Magic