Acting Executive Director
Kitty Edler is the Acting Executive Director of TCF.
late husband, Rich, became involved with TCF
after their 18 year old son, Mark, died in an accidental fall in 1992.
They co-founded the South Bay LA Chapter
in 1993 and served as chapter leaders for five years.
continues to serve on the local chapterâ€™s steering committee.
In the following years, in their sonâ€™s memory, Rich and Kitty
volunteered in many capacities at TCF
, on committees for National and Regional conferences and CLTPs and as workshop presenters.
Rich was a keynote speaker at many of these events.
Before his death in 2002, he served on the National Board of Directors and helped start the TCF Foundation.
Kitty has also served on the National Board of Directors for six years from 2004 -2010 holding the positions of treasurer for two years and president for two years.
She currently is serving as a Trustee on the National Foundation Board.
Kitty lives on the Palos Verdes Peninsula in Southern California.
is a real estate broker and co-owner with her
son, Rick, of Peninsula Sothebyâ€™s International Realty.