ASHEVILLE AREA CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Michael H. Stoll, President
Retired Vice President, AT&T and Lucent Technologies, with responsibilities in the areas of operations, sales, and mergers and acquisitions.
John J. Sherman, Jr., Treasurer
Retired stockbroker active in Venezuela and Asheville. Past president Asheville Symphony Orchestra and Asheville Civitan Club. Past treasurer WCQS and Friends of the Buncombe County Library. Long-time manager Asheville Antiques Fair.
Carol A. McCollum, Secretary
Civic Leader. Former President, Asheville Symphony Orchestra Society and Asheville Choral Society. Former member of Asheville Citizen-Times Editorial Board, YWCA, Kids Voting, and Asheville Area Arts Council. Former buyer Lord & Taylor.
Retired Orthopedic Surgeon with Blue Ridge Bone & Joint in Asheville. Former program chairman of Asheville Community Concert Association and current program chairman of Asheville Bravo Concerts.
J.K. MacKendree (Mack) Day
Vice President of Human Resources, Akzo Nobel Chemicals North America, retired. Formerly Attorney and General Counsel, Akzo Nobel Chemicals North America; Attorney – Akzo Nobel America (Formerly Akzona, NA).
Formerly the VP and General Counsel for EMS Technologies, Inc. Background with the firm of Trotter, Smith & Jacobs, a firm known for its public company, business finance and merger/acquisition practices, his specialty areas.
John Rogers, FAIA
Retired architect, Rogers/Chenevert Architects P.C., responsible for the design of a number of major projects in Western North Carolina.
John Sterritt, Sr.
Sr. VP of Investments for UBS. Has served on the boards of the United Way and Pack Square Park Conservancy and currently serves on the Grove Arcade and Country Club of Asheville boards.
Nationally recognized expressionist encaustic painter and sculptor. Constance Williams Studios and Gallery located at CURVE Studios in the River Arts District. Former president River Arts District.
Joyce Dorr, Ph.D., Director Emeritus
James Baudoin, Project Manager
James has supported the AACPA Board of Directors since 2004. His background over the past four decades includes new facility planning, startup and ongoing theater operations. Past experience includes theatrical tours and presenting programs in comedy tours, jazz, classical and contemporary music. He's a broker with Trillium Properties and a Principal of TCTB, a Nevada-based theatre development company. He holds B.S. and M.F.A. degrees from F.S.U.
Janice E. Milin, Administrative Coordinator
Jan is former Executive Director of Asheville Bravo Concerts; Master of Arts in Theatre. She previously worked in a variety of artistic and administrative capacities, including theatre instructor, designer and/or assistant at Loyd Artists; Pack Place Education, Arts & Science Center; Lexington Children's Theatre; NC A & T State University; Ashland University; Mansfield Playhouse, and Oberlin College.
BOARD OF ADVISORS
Dorel Abbot - Civic Leader
Louis Bissette - McGuire Wood & Bissette
Thomas C. Bolton - Thomas C. Bolton & Co.
Laura Boosinger - Madison County Arts Council
Peter D. Collins - Civic Leader
Kit Cramer - Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce
George Goosmann - Mayor, Biltmore Forest
C. Jerome Jones - Brig. Gen., USAF, Retired
John Luckett - Grand Bohemian Hotel
Rick Lutovsky - Civic Leader
Tina McGuire - Pack Place
Steve McManus - Southeastern Development Corp.
William G. McMinn - FAIA
George W. Morosani - George W. Morosani & Assoc.
Vinton Murray - Civic Leader
Doug Orr - Former President Warren Wilson College
Carole Roskind - Civic Leader
Pat Smith - Civic Leader
Chuck Tessier - Tessier Associates
Herman Turk - Renaissance Asheville Hotel
S. Miller Williams - President Willvest
Charles R. Worley - Worley & Associates, PA
C. J. Breland - Asheville High School
Charles Briedis - Asheville Chamber Music Series
Janis Bryant - Music Educator
Anne Coombs - The Music Academy Asheville
Jan Davis - Asheville City Council
Ann Dunn - Asheville Ballet
John Ellis - Diana Wortham Theatre
Charlie Flynn-McIver - NC Stage Company
Wanda Green - Buncombe County Manager
Susan Harper - Asheville Community Theatre
Bruce Hazzard - Asheville Downtown Commission
Brock Himan - Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
Gary Jackson - Asheville City Manager
Suzanne Jones - Asheville Chamber Music Series
Barbara Love - Civic Leader
Kitty Love - Asheville Area Arts Council
Hilary McVicker - Media Arts Project
Jack Meyer - Nederlander
Mack Pearsall - HUB Alliance
Donald Reed - Northwestern Mutual Life
Robby Russell - Wells Fargo
David Starkey - Asheville Lyric Opera
Emberley Strong - Asheville Puppetry Alliance
Karen Tessier - Market Connections
David Whitehill - Asheville Symphony
Bill Jacobs and Mike Stoll of the AACPA Board of Directors shown in a site planning session with Alan McGuinn of ARCA Design earlier this year.