Board of Directors
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Jennifer Katona

Visual and Performing Arts Senior Manager
Norwalk Public Schools


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)


Kiyoko Motoyama Sims
Director of Community Engagement
The Children's Theatre Company (Minnesota)

 Communications Director

Alex Ates 
Visiting Artist 
Agnes Scott College (Georgia)

 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
Faculty Member
Arena Stage (Washington, DC)


  Programming Director, Regional

Sarah Kenny

Education & Outreach Manager
Disney Theatrical Group (New York)


 Scholarship and Research Director

Gus Weltsek

Assistant Professor
Indiana University Bloomington (Indiana)


Membership Director

Maren Oom Galarpe

Director of the Arts
St. Mary's IB School (California)


 Board Members 

Wyckham Avery
Teaching Artist
Independent (District of Colombia)


Andrew Ryder

Chair of Theatre
Seattle Pacific University (Washington)