BESS FORRELL STEIGER holds a Bachelor of Arts from the United Kingdom’s Leeds University and a Masters of Social Work
from Hunter College in her native New York City.
Bess is a Social Worker/Mediator who has professional membership in the National Association of Social Workers,
New York State Council on Divorce Mediation, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, and Family and
Divorce Mediation Council of Greater New York.
Her father, a professional musician, was a long-serving member of MF’s Board of Directors, proud of its mission.
Currently serving as Secretary, Bess was attracted to board service as a way of furthering her father’s legacy and
helping the survival of live music and those who perform it.
Bess enjoys music, reading, running and learning new languages. She is a member of the League of Women Voters
and believes passionately in both voter rights and the importance of voting.