LESLEY MALIN serves as Vice President of The Lark’s Board of Trustees, which she joined in 1999 after performing in some of its earliest productions and serving as the company’s first Managing Director. She is currently the Managing Director of Chesapeake Shakespeare Company in Baltimore, Maryland, where she recently led a successful capital campaign to renovate and relocate to a 19th-century landmark building in Baltimore’s historic downtown district. She is an artist/manager who, in addition to her leadership role at the theater company where she works, has acted in more than twenty of its productions. She also has a background in publishing and worked as an editor for Ballantine Books. She serves on the Executive Committee of the Shakespeare Theatre Association, which will hold its 2017 annual international convening at the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company’s brand new theater in Baltimore.