Tuesday, June 19 , 2018, 7:35 pm | Fair 64º

 
 
 
 

Santa Barbara Performing Arts League Names Board of Directors

PAL introduces its newest executive members.

The Santa Barbara Performing Arts League has announced its board of directors for 2008-09 and its executive board: Maggie Mixsell, president; Devin Scott, vice president; Richard Lane, treasurer; and Sean Coughlin, secretary.

New members include:

Stephanie Angelini, director of education at The Granada. Angelini has been working in the nonprofit sector for 25 years, serving as artistic director for several theater companies and conservatories and as development director for many organizations along the Gold Coast. She is chairwoman of the Thousand Oaks Arts Commission and the Social Justice Fund for Ventura County and has served on numerous boards locally and statewide.

Shannon Turner Brooks is director of communications for the Santa Barbara Conference and Visitors Bureau and Film Commission, a nonprofit organization that markets Santa Barbara County as a destination for tourism and film production. Brooks joined the bureau staff in July 2000 after receiving a bachelor of arts degree in communications from UC San Diego. In addition to her work with the SBCVB&FC, Shannon contributes to Santa Barbara Seasons Magazine and works as a freelance wardrobe stylist and fashion consultant. She served on the Board of Directors for the inaugural Women’s Literary Festival and is an active member of the Santa Barbara Downtown Organization’s Marketing and Cultural Committees and the Santa Barbara Museums & Cultural Attractions (MACA) marketing consortium.

Sean Coughlin is associate general manager of the Ensemble Theatre Company. He studied with the Moscow Art Theatre and worked as the box office manager at Rubicon Theatre Company in Ventura for a year before joining Ensemble Theatre Company. Coughlin is a member of the Arts Sustainability Task Force, working closely with the Santa Barbara County Arts Commission to sustain funding for Santa Barbara arts, and has been invited to join the board as secretary for the Santa Barbara Performing Arts League.

Meghan Henry is the senior writer and publicist for UCSB Arts & Lectures, where she began as a production and marketing associate in 2004. Before her work with A&L, Meghan spent several years toiling in the mean streets of Los Angeles as an actor and worked as a production assistant at the Oakland-based Educational Theater Programs.

Maurice Lord is artistic director and cofounder of Genesis West, a Santa Barbara theater company devoted to the work of contemporary playwrights. Maurice has directed productions at both Center Stage Theater and the Lobero Theatre for Genesis West and has directed for several other local theater companies. Away from home he has directed plays in New York and Los Angeles, most notably for Sacred Fools in Los Angeles.

Devin Scott has been acting, directing and producing theater locally for more than 16 years. He is the co-artistic director of the Mentor Theatre Company. He was a founding member of the Maverick Players Theatre Company and the founding co-artistic director of the Bridge Theatre Company in New York City.

Continuing members of the PAL Board of Directors are David Brainard (Victoria Hall Theater), J.O. Davis (UCSB), Miwa Gofuku (Santa Barbara Symphony), Richard Lane (Custom Media Group/Seasons Magazine), Julie McLeod (Santa Barbara Dance Alliance) and Maggie Mixsell (Speaking of Stories).

Tracey Morris represents the Santa Barbara Performing Arts League.

Support Noozhawk Today

You are an important ally in our mission to deliver clear, objective, high-quality professional news reporting for Santa Barbara, Goleta and the rest of Santa Barbara County. Join the Hawks Club today to help keep Noozhawk soaring.

We offer four membership levels: $5 a month, $10 a month, $25 a month or $1 a week. Payments can be made through PayPal below, or click here for information on recurring credit-card payments.

Thank you for your vital support.

Become a Noozhawk Supporter

First name
Last name
Enter your email
Select your membership level
×

Payment Information

You are purchasing:

Payment Method

Pay by Credit Card:

Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Discover

Pay with Apple Pay or Google Pay:

Noozhawk partners with Stripe to provide secure invoicing and payments processing.

  • Ask
  • Vote
  • Investigate
  • Answer

Noozhawk Asks: What’s Your Question?

Welcome to Noozhawk Asks, a new feature in which you ask the questions, you help decide what Noozhawk investigates, and you work with us to find the answers.

Here’s how it works: You share your questions with us in the nearby box. In some cases, we may work with you to find the answers. In others, we may ask you to vote on your top choices to help us narrow the scope. And we’ll be regularly asking you for your feedback on a specific issue or topic.

We also expect to work together with the reader who asked the winning questions to find the answer together. Noozhawk’s objective is to come at questions from a place of curiosity and openness, and we believe a transparent collaboration is the key to achieve it.

The results of our investigation will be published here in this Noozhawk Asks section. Once or twice a month, we plan to do a review of what was asked and answered.

Thanks for asking!

Click Here to Get Started >

Reader Comments

Noozhawk is no longer accepting reader comments on our articles. Click here for the announcement. Readers are instead invited to submit letters to the editor by emailing them to [email protected]. Please provide your full name and community, as well as contact information for verification purposes only.

Daily Noozhawk

Subscribe to Noozhawk's A.M. Report, our free e-Bulletin sent out every day at 4:15 a.m. with Noozhawk's top stories, hand-picked by the editors.

Sign Up Now >