MEET THE BOARD

Vicki Sourdry
Board President

She received a Bachelor of Science in Sociology at the University of Oregon. She is a published author and the owner of a small business in Veneta, Oregon. Earlier, she worked in finance and purchasing for a Fortune 500 company and was a purchasing manager and special projects manager for a window manufacturing company. She volunteers with the Friends of the Fern Ridge Library and is a member of the Ridge Writers writer’s group. She is the business manager and a member of the Reader's Theater troupe.

Marti Stevens Byers
Artistic/Executive Director

She has over 50 years of experience with acting, directing, and producing theater. She has created several theater companies on the west coast, both non-profit and professional as well as teaching drama and theater to all ages and backgrounds. She brings a wealth of theater knowledge to the Board.

Ellen Rutherford Childs
Secretary

She supports grant writing, fundraising, and is a member of our Reader's Theater. troupe.

1973  LCC, A.A.  Performing Arts Dept.  
1987 U of O, B.A.  Education
1988 U. of O, M.A. Education (Communication Disorders Sciences)
26.5 years at the U of O.  20 years in the Grants and Contracts now Sponsored Projects Office.      Emerald Valley Quilt Guild.  Applegate Quilters. "Bags of Love" making quilts and knitted hats. 

Kelli Krieschel
Member

A Denver native, Kelli is a professional stage manager and costumer. She has worked with a wide range of ages and experiences in educational and community theatre. She also has a vast background in customer service, management and education. With us, works works to support stage management, costumes, fundraising, tech.

Mike Plumb
Member of the Board

He is a pastor, co-owner of Studio 7, and a retired contractor. He is currently on medical hiatus.