Arena Theater Board

Mitch McFarland, President (4/30/2020)*
Michael Beattie, Vice President (4/30/2022)
Dean Fernandez, Treasurer (4/30/2021)
Barbara Pratt, Secretary (4/30/2020)
Paul Andersen (4/30/2022)
Steven Archer (4/30/2022
Elizabeth Herbert (4/30/2021)
Lisa Joakimides (4/30/2021)
Tim McMurtry (4/30/2020)

* Dates in parentheses indicate the end of term

The board can be reached collectively at board@arenatheater.org

BOARD AGENDAS & MINUTES

Arena Theater Board Meetings are open to the public.  They are generally held the last Wednesday of the month, from 6-8pm in the community room at the Coast Community Library right across the street.  Public comments are welcome at the beginning of the meeting. If you would like to be added to the Board Agenda, please contact us.

Archive of Board Agendas & Minutes

Arena Theater Board Committees

Finance Committee

The Finance Committee provides financial oversight for the organization. Typical task areas include budgeting and financial planning, financial reporting, and the creation and monitoring of internal controls and accountability policies. The committee also makes investment recommendations and explore ways and means of increasing income.

Personnel Committee

The Personnel Committee provides guidance, oversight and support to the board as it develops and implements employee staffing, performance management and compensation systems. A member of the committee attends staff meetings as board liaison.

Fund Development Committee

The Fund Development Committee is responsible for overseeing the organization’s overall fundraising and, in particular, the fundraising done by the board with an endeavor to establish substantial funding to secure future sustainability of Arena Theater.

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee keeps records of membership, determines membership categories, secures members during events and promotes membership in support of the theater. To become a member of Arena Theater click here.

Facilities Committee

The Facilities Committee provides professional guidance to the board in the oversight, maintenance, and operations of the physical assets of the theater by regularly reviewing the condition of the building, grounds, utilities and infrastructure to ensure their adequacy and safety.

ARENA THEATER STAFF

Arena Theater is a community run organization, operated by a small mix of paid staff with volunteer reinforcement. Many of our tech and show producers, house managers, light and sound staff generously donate their time to our beloved community resource. The following are some of positions filled by our staff and volunteers. If you would like to contact a specific staff member or position, please contact the the Arena Theater Manager.  Click here for more information on volunteering.

ARTISTIC & PROGRAMMING

OFFICE MANAGER
shauna@arenatheater.org
LIVE PROGRAMING COORDINATOR
programming@arenatheater.org
THEATER HOST
theaterhost@arenatheater.org
LIGHTS
lights@arenatheater.org
SOUND
sound@arenatheater.org

CINEMA

CINEMA DIRECTOR
cinema@arenatheater.org
PROJECTIONIST
projectionist@arenatheater.org

FACILITIES

FACILITIES MANAGER
facilities@arenatheater.org
BAR & HOSPITALITY
bar@arenatheater.org

FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION

FINANCE MANAGER
treasurer@arenatheater.org
TICKET & CONCESSIONS MANAGER
tickets@arenatheater.org
VOLUNTEER MANAGER
volunteers@arenatheater.org

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

PUBLICIST
publicity@arenatheater.org
WEB DESIGN
webmaster@arenatheater.org

FUNDRAISING & DEVELOPMENT

DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
treasurer@arenatheater.org
THEATER AD MANAGER
publicity@arenatheater.org

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