Board of Directors
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Chair


Jennifer Katona

Visual and Performing Arts Senior Manager
Norwalk Public Schools (Connecticut)

 


Vice Chair


Mitch Mattson
Director of Career Training
Roundabout Theatre Company (New York)

 


Immediate Past Chair

Stacey Ardelean
Artistic Director
Fuse Theatre (California)

 

 


 Treasurer


Aimee Reid
Executive Artistic Director
The Children's Theatre Workshop (Ohio)


Secretary / Chair Elect (2021)

Joel Jason Rodreguez
Drama Department Chair
South Texas College (Texas)

 

 

 


 Communications Director

Wyckham Avery
Teaching Artist
Independent (District of Colombia)

 


 Networks & Special Interest Groups (SIGs) Director 


Fran Sillau
Accessibility Coordinator 
Omaha Theater Company (Nebraska)

 


Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Directors

 

Joel Jason Rodreguez
Drama Department Chair
South Texas College (Texas)

 

Elena Velasco
Artistic Director
Convergence Theatre (Virginia)

 


 Programming Director, National

 

Ashley Forman
Director of Education and Artistic Director of Voice of Now
Arena Stage (Washington, DC)

 


  Programming Director, Regional


Felicia Brown

Faculty Member/Board Member
Trenton Public Schools (NJ) and Ritz Theatre Company (Oaklyn, NJ)


 Scholarship and Research Directors

 

Lenora Inez Brown
Freelance (Ohio)

 


Gus Weltsek

Assistant Professor
Indiana University Bloomington (Indiana)

  


 Membership Director 


Carla Gomez Klein
Teaching Artist
Independent (California)

 


Board Members 


Jamie Macpherson

Freelance Fight/Intimacy Director and Teaching Artist
Independent (Illinois)

 

 

 


Elizabeth Patterson

Acting & Speech Teacher
Lewiston Public Schools; MSAD#51 (Maine)

 

 

Rhonda Wilson
Executive Artistic Director
Star Center Children's Theatre (Florida)