Mary Summerhays is a consultant for Princeton New Jersey’s Witherspoon Institute. She Is the Utah State Leader for their CanaVox.com project. She is better known in Utah for creating the Celebration of Marriage, an organization that works to increase public awareness about the consequences of a possible of redefinition of marriage or gender in the state of Utah. Surprisingly, her interest in gender issues stemmed from her work as an award winning artist, exploring the transformative nature of relationships. She is married to a fascinating LDS apologist and academic editor. They and their five children live in Provo, and share a fondness for the state vice—ice cream.