The following are the candidates for the Board of Directors for the Lake County Theatre Company. The information given was provided by each candidate in response to their application to run for the Board of Directors.
Why Carrie Eve wants to serve on the Board:
I enjoy doing theatre so much and I love working with the Lake County theatre Company, I believe that I have a lot to offer and I would like to be a part of the Board of the Lake County Theatre Company,
Skills/Experience Carrie Eve will be bringing to the Board:
I performed in a couple of shows with LCTC in high school before going to college. I studied Theatre Arts and Shakespeare at Southern Oregon University in Ashland Oregon. While I was there I performed in shows and choreographed a few musicals. I moved back to Lake County and started teaching and worked in a few productions with LCTC.
Why Cindy Sobel wants to serve on the Board:
I feel that I can represent LCTC to the community and be a active part of community theater.
Skills/Experience Cindy Sobel will be bringing to the Board:
I have been a Board member for the past 4 years. I served as secretary for a significant part of that time. I am active in productions both back stage and on stage.
Why Marie Schrader wants to serve on the Board:
For the past 3 years I have served on the BOD for LCTC in the capacity of Treasurer and the Public Relations Chairperson. During that time I re-designed the website, moved LCTC into QuickBooks online, brought all of the web domains under the control of LCTC, as well as all of the Facebook Pages and Groups. I would like to continue to move the Company forward in our changing world and continue to see it offer quality theatre in Lake County.
Skills/Experience Marie Schrader will be bringing to the Board:
Website skills, Facebook Marketing Skills, Bookkeeping skills, Excellent communication skills, Excellent organizational skills
Why Becky Vreeland wants to serve on the Board:
I’d like to explore new options with LCTC as we move forward from the challenges of the recent past. I have a growing interest in the workings of this group.
Skills/Experience Becky Vreeland will be bringing to the Board:
I have been in a position of decision making as a nurse for 45+ years. Since retirement, I’ve been involved in this group on & off stage. It’s a great group of people who I think are eager to bring LCTC into a new era. I’d like to see what I can do to support that.
Why Larry Richardson wants to serve on the Board:
I have served as the President of LCTC for the past 6 years. I want to continue to serve on the board to keep LCTC going in the right direction. Serving on the Board is a great way to help the community and meet people.
Skills/Experience Larry Richardson will be bringing to the Board:
I would be bring directing, producing, building, painting, acting, choreographing, and leadership skills to LCTC.
Why Barbara J Clark wants to serve on the Board:
I am currently a Board Member of LCTC. I have been a part of LCTC in some form or other since its inception. Prior to that I was a board member of the Lake County Repertory Theatre. I am also currently the Costume Mistress for LCTC.I believe my passion, knowledge, and experience will continue to enrich and assist LCTC. My focus continues to be supporting our youth, continuing to grow our theatrical community (both cast/crew and supporters), and building relationships with other Arts communities and artists to expand what is possible.
Skills/Experience Barbara J Clark will be bringing to the Board:
I have certificates in business management, as well as a Bachelor’s and Masters Degree is Business Administration. My emphasis is on non-profits and grant writing. I am also the Executive Director or the Lake County Arts Council, a board member of the Lakeport Main Street Association, and a lifelong resident of Lake County. I am an actress, singer, and costumer. Theatre is my passion and I hope to share this love with everyone. I believe there is a place for everyone in theatre, and it is my goal to make sure everyone feels welcome.
Why Cynthia Forbes wants to serve on the Board:
I have a passionate commitment to LCTC. I have been in many LCTC plays, produced and assisted with the direction of shows, chaired and participated in committees, and volunteered to work at almost all LCTC events. I am also an annual sponsor and major donor. I want to do all I can to keep LCTC vibrant, diverse, inclusive and evolving.
Skills/Experience Cynthia Forbes will be bringing to the Board:
I have time to research, present, and work for LCTC. I have been a leader on other Boards and for other organizations including President of the Sierra County Arts Council. I directed children’s theater for years. I have successfully written for grants. I have been the Assistant Director for two LCTC shows. I have presented to many Lake County organizations on behalf of LCTC. I am not shy about fundraising. I believe in collaboration and inclusion and would love to be a beacon for these values.
Why Melinda Gill wants to serve on the Board:
I want to be more involved in the process of bringing theatre to the community.
Skills/Experience Melinda Gill will be bringing to the Board:
I have served on multiple teams in other organizations in the past, and I currently serve on LCTC’s Play Selection Committee. I have also participated in shows as an actor, and as a producer, and I have helped direct as well. I think I have