Board of Directors
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Jennifer Katona

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


Chair Elect

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


Immediate Past Chair

Stacey Ardelean
Artistic Director
Fuse Theatre (California)




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


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




 Communications Director

Wyckham Avery
Teaching Artist
Independent (District of Colombia)


 Network & SIG's 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 Director


Lenora Inez Brown
Freelance (Ohio)


Gus Weltsek

Assistant Professor
Indiana University Bloomington (Indiana)


 Board Members 

Carla Gomez Klein
Teaching Artist
Independent (California)



Jamie Macpherson

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




Elizabeth Patterson

8th Grade Acting & Speech Teacher
Lewiston Public Schools; MSAD#51 (Maine)



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