Mary Frances is an initiate of Delta Phi Collegiate Chapter at Mansfield University where she served as Editor and Music Chair. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Music Education, her Master’s of Arts in Music education from Rowan University, and Ph. D. in Music Education from Temple University. Mary has been a member of the Philadelphia Alumnae Chapter where she served as President, VP Ritual, and VP membership. She just completed nine years serving as Chi A Province Officer. Additional Fraternity service includes being a member of the 2018 Convention Nominating Committee, Editor for the Collegiate Comments in Tempo!, and as a member of the Summer Scholarship Selection Committee. She is the recipient of the Sword of Honor, the Rose of Honor, the Rose of Dedication, and the Wreath of Achievement.
Currently, Mary Frances is an Elementary Band Director where she teaches beginning band in five elementary schools in the Washington Township School District, Sewell, NJ. She plays euphonium and trombone in two community bands and sings in her church choir. The past spring, she got into cycling and tries to ride her bike whenever she can. At home, Mary Frances has a dog (Zoey) and a cat (Molly.)