Beth currently serves as treasurer for NAAP. She brings a background in administration, bookkeeping, event planning, marketing, community relations, and writing to NAAP’s passionate commitment to serve all persons touched by adoption.

While she spent most of her life on the sidelines of the adoption community, the unfolding of her own foundling-beginnings story awakened a desire to be involved beyond her personal experiences. As a search angel, she delves into DNA to pay forward to other adoptees the gift of finding long-searched-for answers. Her sometimes overwhelming, always intriguing, and oft emotional journey to find and connect with biological family is chronicled at She also addresses relevant topics in her fiction and non-fiction series for young adults. Beth and her husband reside in Indiana