A board member since 2010, Marion is a professional artist who has worked as a scenic artist in the entertainment industry. She was the first woman to work in the scenic department of Warner Bros. and is now co-owner of Lush Scenery Inc., a business which designs and produces paintings and murals for clients in the public and private sector worldwide. Ms. Dies has painted artworks for television and film, including the LA Opera, the LA Center Theatre Group, themed entertainment parks, restaurants, retail interiors, as well as private home commissions. Her artwork is collected and has won several awards. She is also a member of the Los Angeles Printmaking Society and the Membership Chair for The Pasadena Society of Artists. Marion benefited from arts instruction beginning at an early age, and feels it should be a component of education for all children.