Board of Directors
Abel Lopez, associate producing director of GALA Hispanic Theatre, is Treasurer of the Association of Performing Arts Presenters.
Originally from Monterrey, México, Adrián González Sierra is a global diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) strategist and human rights advocate.
Amy Austin has combined passions of storytelling, theatre, journalism, event production, and her favorite place, Washington, DC.
André is an emerging arts leader and fundraising professional who is the inaugural Director of Development for the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC.
Andrew is the CEO of the Ammerman Partnerships located in Washington, D.C..
Bonnie Nelson Schwartz is a Tony and Emmy-nominated producer of Broadway and Off-Broadway theatre, television, and concerts.
Ms. Smith is a Broadway and professional theatre veteran. She has performed on the stage of the John F. Kennedy Center with two different productions.
David Sirignano is a practicing corporate and securities lawyer with the D.C. office of an international law firm.
Emika Abe is an independent arts consultant who was most recently Managing Director of Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company (Washington, DC).
Gerry Widdicombe served as the BID’s Director of Economic Development from 2000 to 2017 and returned to the BID in 2018 to assume that role once again.
Glenn Pearson, Pianist, Organist, Music Director & Bandleader, leads Washington’s acclaimed dance orchestra Floating Opera and the Glenn Pearson Swing Band.
Helen Beth MacArthur, is the daughter-in-law of Helen Hayes, First Lady of the American Theatre, and wife of award winning actor, James G. MacArthur.
Jan Du Plain serves as the CEO and President of Du Plain Global Enterprises, Inc., a global public relations and special events company.
Jason Loewith has directed several dozen shows, written a handful, managed hundreds, and done just about every other job there is to do in a theater.
For the past 30 years, Jeffrey Banks has been providing smart banking solutions for his clients in the National Capital Region.
Jen Clements is the Managing Director of Theater Alliance, as well as a writer, educator, and arts administrator.
John R. Hauge is the Chief Financial Officer of The Global LPG Partnership.
Dr. Bagley has worked for over 30 years as a producer, director, arts administrator, and arts integration specialist.
Maggie Boland (Managing Director) has led tremendous organizational growth since joining Signature in 2008, more than doubling Signature’s annual revenue.
Mara is a nonprofit leader with over 30 years of experience helping organizations and their people achieve their goals.
Michelle Pendoley is the founder of Pen Communications, a consultancy that partners with cultural nonprofits to craft and deliver powerful brand narratives.
Reginald L. Douglas is a director, producer, and advocate dedicated to creating new work and supporting new voices.
Shanara Gabrielle is a theatre artist working in a wide variety of mediums with a focus on gutsy and inventive theatre for all audiences.
Shayla A. Hines is a Washington, DC based arts administrator and advocate, currently working as the Director of Institutional Relations at Arena Stage.
Stacie Lee Banks (AAF) is the proud co-owner of Lee’s Flower and Card Shop, located on historic U Street in Washington, DC.
Victoria Murray Baatin, a respected administrator and stage director, is the Kennedy Center’s first Director of Social Impact.