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August Chapter Meeting

  • Thursday, August 20, 2015
  • 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 21100 Haggerty Road, Northville Township, MI 48167

Hoarding TV Shows: A Panel Discussion

Our chapter meeting on August 20 will be a panel discussion to answer questions about working on hoarding television shows. Early this spring, chapter members Mindy Fairbanks (who will be our Moderator for the day), Susie Marsh, Cindy Greenleaf, Leight MacCready and Jane Hale worked on the sets of these shows being filmed in Michigan and Ohio. They will be present to share their first-hand experiences and observations.

Joining us via Skype will be special guest Dorothy Breininger, aka"Dorothy The Organizer," who appears regularly as an organizing expert on the Emmy-nominated Hoarders: Family Secrets TV series on the Lifetime network.

About Dorothy Breininger:  “Dorothy The Organizer” is America's Most Innovative Professional Organizer. Known to millions as the fearless-yet-endearing problem solver on the Emmy-nominated Lifetime TV series “Hoarders Family Secrets,” Dorothy is also the best-selling author of five books, including her latest, Stuff Your Face or Face Your Stuff. Most recently, she has joined forces with to produce a series of organizational how-to videos available online soon!

Dorothy is also creator of the “Curb The Chaos” System which helps individuals conquer their clutter (physical, emotional and body clutter) in a pleasing and fun way, as well as the most trusted cloud based system, “Digital Lifecloud.”

Dorothy is a member and lecturer for the National Association of Professional Organizers and Institute for Challenging Disorganization and is a highly sought-after international speaker who energizes and inspires her audiences to produce results and take immediate action.

In addition to being featured in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes and O magazines, Dorothy appears regularly on the Today Show, the Dr. Phil Show, the VIEW, The Doctors, QVC and PBS. Dorothy lives with her husband in Los Angeles.  For more information, visit:

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