ANNETTE TURCOTTE served as MCLE's Production Manager for 26 years, developing and managing MCLE's print and electronic product processes and overseeing database and website development. In 2022, she became Director of Operations, expandng her portfolio to include MCLE's IT, finance, and customer service operations. Prior to joining MCLE in 1995, she had worked in the newspaper industry for ten years in various capacities, most recently as production editor and arts critic for an Italian-American news weekly in Boston's North End. Before embarking on a career in the publishing industry, Annette spent several years as a theater technician, working with the Opera Company of Boston and its touring company, Opera New England, as well as with summer stock theaters throughout the Northeast. She pursued a B.F.A. in the Technical Theater Program at the University of Bridgeport and later received a Certificate in Commercial Graphics from Midlands Technical College in Columbia, SC.