Marcia manages two of Black Rock City’s major public services: the Center Camp Café and Arctica. She oversees budgeting, staffing, and operations for the coffee and ice sales during the Burning Man event, and loves the broad variety of skills and tasks this role requires. She skillfully rides herd over a cadre of managers and volunteers, and directs the year-round planning for the Café with support from many dedicated volunteers. Marcia first discovered Burning Man in 1994 through friends in the Cacophony Society. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Vermont, and has studied leadership and interpersonal communications, which supports her in managing teams effectively. Marcia is an arts production veteran with over 30 years of experience. She was the co-Founder and Executive Director of San Francisco’s Climate Theatre from 1985-1999, she co-founded Anon Salon Events and the annual New Year’s Eve Sea of Dreams party in San Francisco, and collaborated on creating numerous arts events over the last few decades. She also co-owned a first-generation Internet restaurant, Icon Byte Bar and Grill, in San Francisco in the mid 1990’s.