Carol Jickling Lens began her carillon studies in 8th grade at Christ Church Cranbrook. She continued at the University of Michigan and The Netherlands Carillon School in Amersfoort, where she studied with Leen ‘t Hart, and earned both the Practical and End Diplomas. Carol became Carillonneur member of the GCNA in 1971 and was a judge and then chair of the Exam Committee for many years, sat on the Board from 1996-99 and was reelected in 2017. Carol and her family have lived in England, Ghana, New Orleans, Houston and Libya. She was appointed University Carillonneur at The University of Denver on January 5, 2010.