Board of Directors

Join Our Board of Directors!


The Woodminster Summer Musicals are produced with the support of a dedicated Advisory Board of Directors.  We seek new Board members who:


• Enjoy musical theater and enthusiastically support and attend Woodminster Summer Musicals.

• Support an established organization that provides opportunities for young people and community members to work with professionals.

• Will actively assist with efforts to generate income to bridge the difference between ticket sales and Woodminster’s operating budget.


The Board meets six times a year on Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. in Oakland.


All new Board members serve for at least one year on the Associate Board (“Woodbackers”) to learn about the organization and find their strengths as Woodminster supporters.  A mentor from the Board will assist each new Woodbacker.


Woodbackers are required to:

• Participate in marketing or fundraising efforts of the theater (e.g., selling drawing tickets on performance nights).

• Take part in one other Woodminster project or activity during the year.

•  Attend at least two Board meetings per year.


After a year on the Board, Woodbackers can be nominated to the Advisory Board where they will become more involved in Board activities.

Please contact
Harriet Schlader if you are interested in joining the Board or for more information.


Producers Associates, Inc.

Corporate Officers

Harriet Schlader • President

Joel Schlader • Vice President

Jackie Hunt • Treasurer

Gary Rinehart • Secretary

Karen Fong • Director


Advisory Board of Directors

Randy Burke • President

Julie Kwan • Vice President

Sebastian Romeo • Secretary

Bernadette Cowl*

Ken Cowl

David Flack*

Jeffrey Fong*

Karen Fong*

Sharon Heckel*

Phil Joseph

Ed Loss*

Merrilee Mitchell

Debbie Naganuma

Denise Naylor

Tyler Pon*

Ken Ross

Wilma Ryan

Peggy Stackable

Irene Thompson

Diane Weiland

Alice Youmans


Honorary Board Members

Regina Del Valle*

Fred DeVinney*

Gordon and Marge Laverty

Richard* and Betty Wren


Burt Amaral

Marsha Amaral

Christine Burke

Jim Despeaux

Louie Despeaux

Bob Dister

Laurie Donaldson

Darlene Fong

Cynthia Freeman

Kay Gabbay

Ron Lew

Mary Rodgers

Debbie Spangler

Alvin Thoma

Vivien Tuma

Nadia Wirolubowich


*former Board President


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