Louise joined the MAAV Board of Directors in 2009 because she was already involved as a mentor and was very impressed with the organization. She became an Associate Board Member in 2018, and also is a member of the Annual Walk Committee and enjoys being involved with this event. She is also a member and the MAAV liaison for the Melrose League of Women Voters, which is the organization that formed MAAV. Louise stated that she remains involved with MAAV because she feels that she is doing something to make a difference. She shared that being a mentor has been a great experience and that she enjoys watching the youth grow and become more self confident. Louise lives in Melrose with her husband and has three grown children.