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P.O. Box 1087 Pine Lake GA 30072
(678) 427-9673


Independent Contractor, 1997 - current
Georgia Center for Nonprofits, specializing in strategic planning abnd board deelopment, 1997 - current
o Annual Report & Directory, National Performance Network, 2008 current
o New Plays from the Southern Theater (with Valetta Anderson), 1994
o Innovation in Action: Three Case Studies from the Intersections of Arts and Social Justice;
EMCarts, 2015
o Engaging Communities: Lessons Learned (with Caron Atlas and Helen Bruner); Alliance of Artists
Communities, 2004
o A Record and Reflection of Value-based Learning (with Caron Atlas): National Arts Administration
Mentorship Project, 2002
o Profile for Arts and Democracy
The Future of Music
Working Films
Appalshop and Robert Salyer
o Catalog essay (title?) for Lynne Linnemeirs catalog (title?)
o Case studies for Animating Democracy
Wintergreen Performing Arts
Manager, Arts & Democray, 2009 - current
Program Design, Network of Ensemble Theatres, 2012
Full list of clients available upon request

Director of Alternate ROOTS (Atlanta GA), 1988 - 1997
Responsible for fundraising, planning, staff supervision and program evaluation for a regional service
organization devoted to community-based artists at the intersection of art and activism

Producing Artistic Director, Footlight Players/Temple Theatre (Sanford NC), 1979 - 1988
Responsible for planning, donor/patron fundraising, volunteer management and public relations for a
350-seat theatre, offering a 5-play community theatre season, a 3-play youth theatre series, touring
artists, film series and rentals

Ensemble member, The Road Company (Johnson City TN), 1976 - 1979
Responsible for company finances and creation of original plays rooted in the traditions, culture and
current issues of the southern Appalachian mountains

Visiting Artist (Smithfield NC), 1974 - 1976
Responsible for serving the needs of Lee County citizens and creating opportunities for community
engagement through the Neuse Little Theater (founder)

Mediation Training, Atlanta Justice Center, 2002
M.A. in Theatre; Wake Forest University in Theatre, 1974
B.A. in Speech Communications & Theatre Arts; Wake Forest University (Phi Beta Kappa), 1972

City of Pine Lake GA: Councilmember, 2002 - 2011; Mayor, 2012 - 2015