Board of Directors

Jack Ward
JF Ward Enterpises, LLC

Joanne Truffelman
Vice President
Chemistry Atlanta

Larry Dingle
Wilson Brock & Irby, LLC

Helen Carlos
Community Volunteer

Barbarella Diaz
Executive VP of Community Affairs
Diaz Foods

Jerry Nix
CFO (Retired)
Genuine Parts Company

Sam Olens
Kennesaw State University

Clare Richardson
President & CEO
Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund

Kessel D. Stelling
President & CEO
Synovus Financial Corp.

Percy Vaughn
Director, Southern Regional Operations
Kia Motors America, Inc.

Valery Voyles
Chairman & CEO
Ed Voyles Automotive Group

Barbara E. Williams (Emeritus)
Former State Farm Agent
& Cobb County Commissioner

John A. Williams (Emeritus)
Preferred Apartment Communities

Education Advisory Committee

Dr. Melissa Arasi
Supervisor of Performing Arts:
K-12 General, Choral, Drama & Dance
Cobb County Schools

Angela Ballantyne
Senior Campaign Manager
Coxe Curry & Associates

Jessica Booth
Fine Arts Specialists
Georgia Department of Education

David DuBose
Director of Fine Arts
Gwinnett County Schools

Dr. Dayton Hibbs
Associate Superintendent
Marietta City Schools

Valery Lowe
Career Development Specialist
Forsyth County Schools

Lindsey Luczynski
Director of Strategic Partnerships
Drew Charter School

Dr. Liss Maynard
Clarkdale Elementary School

Keisha McDuffie
Visual and Performing Arts Coordinator
Dekalb County Schools

Craig McMahon
Manning Entertainment

Ivan Pulinkala
Professor & Chair
Kennesaw State University - Department of Dance

Sharon Story
Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education

Wade Thomas
Education Manager
The Atlanta Opera

Frank Timmerman
Cobb Co. Center for Excellence in the Performing Arts
Pebblebrook High School

Monika Wiley
Director of Fine Arts
Clayton County Schools

Judy Withey
Director of School Improvement
Cherokee County Schools

ArtsBridge Foundation Staff

Pam Hubby
Director of Development
(770) 916-2803

Natalie Barrow
Director of Arts Education & Community Outreach
(770) 916-2808

Cara Sharenko
Shuler Awards Coordinator
(770) 916-2817

Laura Gronek
Arts Education Coordinator
(770) 916-2805

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