Marilyn Anderson Named 2017-2018 President of Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts

Published : Wednesday, October 25, 2017 | 9:08 AM

"Marilyn Anderson"Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts (PSHA), which supports local music education with one of the nation’s oldest and most successful house and garden tours, is delighted to announce that Marilyn Anderson has been named its president. Anderson will lead the nearly 300-member non-profit organization for its 2017-2018 year.

“I’m honored to serve as president of this distinguished organization,” says Anderson. “The outstanding women and men who comprise PSHA personify effective volunteerism,” Anderson stated.

“Many of the thousands of guests who tour the Showcase House, shop at the “Shops at Showcase” and dine in the “Restaurant at Showcase” may not realize they have contributed, over 69 years, more than $23 million to support music education programs that serve people of all ages in the greater Pasadena area and parts of the City of Los Angeles, as well as the Los Angeles Philharmonic. PSHA is immensely grateful to the community for this broad support,” concluded Anderson.

Throughout her life, Marilyn has made volunteerism a priority. Her contributions to the community includes years of PTA service, coaching her two daughters in both AYSO and Club Soccer, fundraising for the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, leadership roles in PEO, participating as a member of the City of South Pasadena Finance Committee, and more than two decades of Active Membership in PSHA. Prior to becoming President of Krislyn Properties, LLC, Marilyn was a Vice President at City National Bank and Bank of America. She also taught finance classes at UCLA, the American Banking Association, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

The 2018 Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts will be open from April 22 to May 2, 2018. Special ticket packages go on sale November 1 while individual tickets go on sale February 1, 2018. To purchase tickets or for more information about PSHA, visit

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