New Theater (OTAC)
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Board of Trustees
Sharon has been active with OTA over the years in many
capacities including board participation,
scenic design and construction,
acting and served as the initial Campaign Chairman for the move from
the second story
Theatre to the new facility. She and her husband Del moved
their consulting and conference/event planning business to Sequim 20
years ago. Her degree, from
California State University, Fresno,
was in Theatre Arts. During her time at
she participated in a three month college USO tour of Stop the World I Want to Get
as well as several college and local repertory troupe productions.
At OTA she has had primary roles in several productions including
Lettice and Lovage,
Lemonade Stand and Inspecting Carol.
Board Vice Chairman
We are always looking for Board Members...
Deborah spent thirty-four years in the fields of
information technology and telecommunications, primarily in
management and project management positions in the greater Houston
area. Her theatre-related volunteer experience includes The Alley
Theatre Guild and the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Deborahís
organizational and planning skills and enthusiasm for community
theatre are a welcome addition to the OTA Board of Trustees.
moved to Sequim her husband Allan.
In 2005 she retired
from a 35 year career as a dental office manager.
Living in Temecula, CA
after retiring she filled her days working for the Friends of the
Temecula Library as well as a member of the Temecula Valley Womenís
Club, serving on two committees, the Animal Friends of the Valley
and Wishes For Children. After
joined the Newcomers Club and COASST.
also joined the Olympic Peninsula Explorers and
the Olympic Peninsula Enological Society. She loves good food and
wine and is also certified BBQ judge for the Pacific Northwest
Barbecue Association. She says it is a pleasure painting scenery for
OTA productions. She loves musical theater and has season tickets to
both the Paramount and Fifth Ave theaters in Seattle. Her other
favorite thing to do is Zumba.
John served as Board Chairman
for OTA during 2008-2009. He has BA from University of
Maryland and Master of Fine Arts in play directing and theater management
from NYU. Hands-on experience in the founding of several board-run
non-profit companies. Attracting new members, staging fund-raising
events, writing grants and asking members and corporations, such as
Toyota, for operating funds. Performed as an actor on Sequim and Port
Angeles stages in four productions. John has extensive background with
non-profit organizations which will serve the OTA board well with his
Also, at the end of December 2010, after three years of service,
John stepped down from the board of the Sequim Senior Activity
Center, and joined the board of the Sequim Community Foundation.
Building Committee Chairman
Robert spent 35 years with Flying Tigers/Federal Express
aircraft maintenance department. He has had contract and inventory management
positions and was Past President of the Employees Association. He is currently
Director of the Travel Club of the Newcomers Association.
Hugh is an attorney in Sequim and PUD
commissioner. He brings a solid financial background and legal advice to OTA.
Board of Trustees Committee Support
Board of Trustees
President/Broker, L &
Douglas, Inc. dba John L. Scott Sequim 2004 to present, Timmy &
Associates, LTD dba John L. Scott Port Angeles 1999 to present. Member of
Sequim Chamber of Commerce, Port Angeles Chamber of Commerce, Sequim
Association of Realtors, Port Angeles Association of Realtors, Washington
Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, Better
Business Bureau, CRB Council. Previously Vice President French &
Associates Business Investments, Inc. 1986 to 1999. Board Member of Boys
& Girls Club of the Olympic Peninsula for several years, Rotary Club
Member, GRI Governor. Credentials: Brokerís License in State of
Washington, CRB (Certified Residential Broker), GRI (Graduate, Realtors
Institute. Attended California Lutheran College (University) Thousand
Other Board of Trustees
Involvement of Board:
Olympic Theatre Arts is organized into a structure that
includes an Executive Committee comprised of the Chairman,
Vice-Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, Business Manager, and
The Trustees chair participates in committees
functioning in the areas of: Development (fund
development, membership development), Production
(coordinating the all-volunteer production teams),
Personnel (paid staff and volunteers), Building and
Renovation (operations and maintenance, design, planning
and execution of the project), Marketing, Education
(workshops), Board Education (training and orientation,
board retreat, recruiting Trustees), Strategic Planning,
and, importantly, a Comprehensive Campaign Committee
dedicated to all the elements of a successful fund drive.
These committees' successes can be seen in the goals they
have established, and reached to date.
Do you believe that theatre arts is an important part of the
culture of this community? Are you
wiling to give your time to help guide us? Want a challenge, enjoy working with people, and
have a special skill you want to share, we have a
place for you on the Board of Trustees of Olympic
Theatre Arts. Click on the following link, print and
fill out the form, mail it to: OTA, PO Box 1474,
Sequim, WA 98382. Someone will contact you for an
or Call 683-7326 M-F, 1-5pm