Carolyn Fitzgerald has joined the board of directors of the Community Environmental Council. As she did in 2018, Ms. Fitzgerald will once again co-chair the Council’s Green Gala, which this year falls on Sept. 20. She is an active community member and is involved with several local nonprofits and organizations, including planning the annual fundraising galas for Direct Relief, Lotusland and Montecito Union School. A Chicago native, Ms. Fitzgerald moved to the area four years ago. She worked for Starcom MediaVest, an advertising agency, in Chicago and was director of marketing for Saks Fifth Avenue in New York. She lives in Montecito with husband Andrew and her two young children, Jay and Nora.