CHAIRWOMAN OF THE MERIDIAN WHITE-MEYER DINNER
HOW MANY BENEFITS DO YOU WORK ON?
About four a year.
WHAT'S THE BEST PART OF PLANNING A BENEFIT?
Meeting a lot of interesting people.
WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST BENEFIT-RELATED CHALLENGE?
Putting the tables together. Tables make the party.
HAD ANY EMBARRASSING BENEFIT MOMENTS?
I fell last year at Corcoran Gallery of Art while I was eight months pregnant.
WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE CATERER?
FAVORITE PLACE TO SHOP FOR DRESSES?
Decades in L.A. (vintage dresses) and in DC. — Saks Jandel.
WHAT DO YOU DO THE DAY AFTER A BENEFIT?
My husband and I get a hotel room the night of the gala and take a day off from the kids the day after.
Black chiffon dress by KEVAN HALL ($3,060). Available at Saks Jandel, 5510 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase, Md., 301-652-2250. White gold South Sea and diamond drop earrings ($8r250)r white gold diamond necklace ($29,200), white gold cultured pearl bracelet with diamond pave Clasp ($5,100) and white gold CHOPARD "It" Watch ($16,780). All available at Boone & Sons Jewelers, 5550 The Hills Plaza Chevy Chase, Md., 301-657-2144.