Shirley Fulginiti is a founding member of the Advisory Board for the Center for Bioethics and Humanities of the University of Colorado. She is an active community volunteer with special interests in the arts, education and the well-being of women and children. She is a former nurse, whose long service to the University of Colorado included the Fitzsimons Development Committee, Co-Chair of the Historical Preservation Committee of the Fitzsimons Reuse Authority, and a member of the Bridge to the Future Gala Committee. She has served on the Committee for Education and Outreach of the Central City Opera Company, and volunteered for Museo De Las Americas, the Denver Main Library, and the Colorado Symphony. She served as President of the Metro Denver Medical Society Alliance for 1999-2000. Mrs. Fulginiti currently lives in Tucson where she is an alumna of the University of Arizona. She is a life member of Girls, Inc. and a Board Member for the Steele Memorial Children's Research Center at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center. She serves as a Board Member of the Invisible Theatre and is a Board Member of the Women's Studies Advisory Committee at the University of Arizona.