|Photo by Sean Smith, Courtesy of Colleen Bell.|
The Hungarians must agree to the nomination but the approval is apparently a foregone conclusion.
Ms. Bell and her husband, Brad (B&B executive producer and head writer), helped raise money for President Obama's re-election campaign including holding events in their home.
At a fundraiser in February 2012, President Obama spoke in the Bells' dining room, where guests were seated at seven tables, each with centerpieces of pink orchids.
"He reminds us that change doesn't come easy or fast," Colleen Bell said introducing the President.
The New York Times reported in September 2012 that Ms. Bell had raised $2,101,635 for President Obama's campaign and the Democratic National Committee in 2011-2012.
Aside from her work as a Producer for Bell-Phillip Television Productions, Inc, Ms. Bell was appointed as a Member of the Advisory Committee on the Arts for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts by President Obama in March 2010, and was designated Chair in April 2011.
Additionally, Ms. Bell is the Vice Chair of the Children’s Institute, Inc. and also serves on the Boards of Directors of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Los Angeles Music Center. She is a founding member of the Natural Resources Defense Council’s Leadership Council and Global Leadership Council, and serves on the board of the UCLA Rape Treatment Center. In 2011, she received the Imagine Award for Philanthropic Leadership from Inner-City Arts.
She received a B.A. from Sweet Briar College.
- Colleen Bell appears on WE LOVE SOAPS TV to talk about B&B's 25th anniversary