April Chapman has worked in the philanthropic and non-profit sector for more than 20 years. She first worked at the Rockefeller Foundation for 15 years, and is currently at The Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church. She attended Brooklyn public schools and her son is presently a student at a public middle school in Brooklyn. She served on the School Leadership Team at PS 282, and remained a very active PTA member and parent organizer in each subsequent school her son attended. Her focus has been on parent engagement and building community by creating opportunities for families to enjoy the many arts and educational programs in our great city. She also played in professional orchestras throughout the city and abroad for over 10 years. April is a graduate of The Manhattan School of Music and The University of Hartford.