THE PLAYERS CENTRE ANNOUNCES THE 2020-21 BOARD OF TRUSTEES
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Sarasota, FL – Sept. 11, 2020 – The Players Centre for Performing Arts is thrilled to announce the Board of Trustees for the 2020-21 season. At the annual meeting on August 26, 2020 the 91st season Board of Trustees and Advisory Council Members were ratified.
"The four new trustees have demonstrated exceptional dedication while recently serving on the Advisory Council for The Players. They are joining our existing amazing trustees,” says Board Chair Donna DeFant. “We are also pleased to announce four new Advisory Council Members joining our existing council members as well."
Donna DeFant, retired Financial Advisor as Board Chair Bill Porter, recruiter, as Board Vice-Chair Gayle Logan, Financial Advisor at Baird, as Board Treasurer Sarah Glendening, Communications & Development Specialist at Glasser/Schoenbaum, as Board Secretary Joe Kaminsky, retired CPA & IRS agent, as Capital Campaign Treasurer Bill Rusling, retired Project Engineer Department of Defense, Naval Sea System Command, as Trustee Amy Weinberger, Community Change Agent & Educator, as Trustee Angela Massaro- Fain, retired - Founder of Grapevine Communications, as Trustee
The Advisory Council:
Lynford Wiley, Retired Realtor, Past Chair Leona Collesano, Director of Client Success, Alliance Solutions Group, Past Chair Michael Brown, ESQ, Attorney at Law, Past Chair John Holz, Architect/Partner at Plunkett Raysich Architects, Capital Campaign Co-Chair Cyndi Miller, Trust Officer/Private Banking Manager at 1st Source Bank- Wealth Advisory Services Michael Bernard, retired Administrator & Comptroller for many health institutions Tom Tollette, retired Branch Manager, Regional Director & Corporate Board Director at Baird Alan Roberts, Real Estate Developer Teresa Stanley, Broadway and Film actress Hope White, Diversion & Housing Specialist, and Educator Hannah Doster, Student at Cardinal Mooney High School, a Junior Honors/AP, actress Michela Hazan, Student at Pineview School, a Junior in National Honor Society & member of Future Teachers of America. Founder of Pine View’s Creative Writing Club
“Our physical space may be shifting, but we are continuing to grow! We are all so very proud of the work we’ve accomplished in the last six months, and some of that is due to our exciting Advisory Board members and our newly installed trustees,” says Jeffery Kin, Managing Artistic Director and Interim CEO. “Even in a pandemic, The Players is looking for fresh ways to educate, enlighten and engage. These volunteers have been hard at work helping move our mission forward. Our passion continues to shine, even in these uncertain times, and we will emerge from all this a stronger and even more united organization.”
Learn more about our mission and upcoming events by visiting us at www.theplayers.org or by calling 941.365.2494.
About The Players Centre for Performing Arts
The Players Centre for Performing Arts is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to entertaining, educating and engaging the community through high quality live theatre. Its Main Stage features the Broadway Series, SNAP (Something New At the Players) and Summer Sizzler Series. Backstage at the Players is home to more thought-provoking, eclectic pieces. In addition to providing entertainment to the community, The Arnold Simonsen Players Studio offers a wide range of education and outreach programs for children and adults.
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The Players Centre For Performing Arts
838 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota FL 34236, 941-365-2494, Fax: 941-954-0282 www.theplayers.org. Box Office: Mon-Sat, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., and one hour prior to curtain time.
The Players Box Office is located on Tamiami Trail between 10th Street and Blvd. of the Arts.