Harris Theater Board & Staff

Board of Trustees

Officers          

David Snyder, Chairman
Elizabeth Hartigan Connelly, Vice Chair
Peter M. Ellis, Vice Chair
Caryn Harris, Vice Chair
Christine N. Evans Kelly, Vice Chair
Merrillyn J. Kosier, Treasurer
Marilyn Fatt Vitale, Secretary
Sandra P. Guthman, Past Chairman
Joan W. Harris, Past Chairman
Alexandra C. Nichols, Past Chairman
Abby McCormick O’Neil, Past Chairman
Lori Dimun, Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Acting President and CEO 

Trustees
Sara Albrecht 
Pamela Baker*
John L. Brennan 
Louise Frank
Robert J. Gauch, Jr.
Deborah A. Korompilas
Jeffrey Korzenik
Michael McStraw*
Zarin Mehta
Kenneth R. Norgan
Claire O’Grady
Gregory J. O’Leary
Nancy Santi
Shannon L. Schuyler
Jai Shekhawat 
John Q Smith
Susan Stark
Sunitha Thomas
Dori Wilson
Maria Zec

Life Trustees
Peter M. Ascoli
Cameron S. Avery
John W. Ballantine
Marshall Field V
James J. Glasser
Sarah Solotaroff Mirkin
Robin S. Tryloff

*ex-officio member 

Staff

Executive Staff
Lori Dimun, Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Acting President and CEO
Laura HansselChief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Administration

Office of the President
Laura Stellwagon, Programming Coordinator

Finance and Administration
Mary Jo Rudney, Director of Finance
Gena Lavery, Finance Manager 

External Affairs
Elizabeth Halajian, Director of Development
Meghan McNamara, Director of Marketing and Audience Development
Raechel Hofsteadter, Senior Manager of Development and Engagement
Mary Larkin, Senior Manager of Marketing and Content
Samantha Allinson, Design and Branding Manager
Kay Harlow Rollinson, Marketing and Partnerships Coordinator
Emma Palermo, Special Event and Engagement Coordinator
Julia Katz, Grant and Evaluation Associate
Rob Onorato, Corporate and Foundation Relations Associate
Braxton Crewell, Marketing and Engagement Assistant

Ticketing Services
Allan Waite, Box Office Treasurer
Rebecca Butler, Assistant Box Office Manager

Ticketing Services Associates
Amanda Abernathy
Emily Crisp
Leigh Folta
Sal Garza
Julia Kriegel
Joelle Kross
Jessica Reinhart

Operations
Emily Macaluso, Director of Operations
Hillary Pearson, Manager of Operations and Accessibility Services

Production
Donna Bachman, Director of Production
Jeff Rollinson, Head Carpenter & IATSE Steward
Anthony Montuori, Head Flyman
Don Dome Jr., Head of Audio
Richard Hoyle, Head of Props
Sam Begich, Head Electrician
Gabrielle Gottlieb, Production Coordinator

Front of House
Melanie Humphrey, House Manager
Karen Johannesen, Concessions Manager
Melaney Reed, Saints Coordinator
The Saints, Volunteer Usher Corps

Facilities
Leticia Cisneros, Lead Day Porter
Ed Mlakar, Facilities Engineer
Berto Rivera, Assistant Facilities Engineer

associate board

Officers
Sarah Gallo, Co-Chair
Dan Plehal, Co-Chair
John Vincent Reddington Jr, Vice Chair
Gabriel Alaniz, Fundraising 
Christina El Gamal, Fundraising 
Thomas R. Hampton, Treasurer 
Jonathan Becks, Co-Secretary 
Annie Mitran, Co-Secretary 

Members

Lauren Arnett
Brittany Anderson
Sarah Barnhardt
Lauren Brescia
Nate Buursma
Jamie Cahill
Emily Chervony
Alexa Erbach
Peter Guardalabene
Joan Guardalabene
Scott Renfro
Richie Schiraldi
Michelle Seeley
Andy Steedly
Trent Stork
Kathryn Williams
Blair Warner

Listing as of February 25, 2020