IRENE WURTZEL is a playwright and community activist. Her work Onward Victoria appeared on Broadway and off-Broadway. Third Child, which was produced in regional theater in England, won the Margo Jones and Jane Chambers Playwrighting Awards. The Dream Continues, a documentary film on the history of American labor, won a Golden Cine award. In The Mood was produced at the Olney Theatre in September 2006. Wurtzel is chairman of the board of directors of Compassion and Choices, an organization whose mission is to support, educate and advocate for end of life choice. She is a trustee of Relief International and Shenandoah University.