Central Park Players Board of Directors

Trudi Kerkstra - Current Term, 2016-2019

Vice President
Mandy Keeler - Current Term, 2015-2018 

Lisa Hilliard - Current Term, 2015-2018

Andrew Kitchka - Current Term, 2017-2020

Darcie Beekman, Current Term, 2016-2019

Jen Ackerman - Current Term, 2017-2020 
Joe Andersen -  - Current Term, 2017-2020

Peter Drost- Current Term, 2016-2019


Interested in serving on the Board of Central Park Players? Send an email at least 24 hours before the date of the annual membership meeting to centralparkplayers@gmail.com to have your name put on the ballot, or to ask questions. You may also send a private message to our Facebook Page.

Board members serve for a term of 3 years.

You would be a great addition to our Board if you would like to take an active role in ensuring the success and positive growth of CPP including, but not limited to, taking part in these activities:

  • Helping to make decisions regarding the artistic and financial future of the company.

  • Attending all productions during a season (4 main stage shows and one summer show.)

  • Taking an active role on the artistic staff for a minimum of 2 productions per season (Direct, AD/SM, produce, costumes, lights, sound, etc.)

  • Attending board meetings held on the second Sunday of each month at 1:00 pm, missing no more than 2 per year.

  • Chairing one committee and reporting on its activities and growth on a monthly basis.

CPP Board Committees are:

  • Artistic Development - Play/director selection, Trudi Kerkstra & Peter Drost, Co-Chairs
  • Artistic Development - Audition chair, Andrew Kitchka, Chair
  • Audience Development - Ticketing, Jen Ackerman, Chair
  • Business Development - Financial reporting, , Andrew Kitchka, Chair
  • Business Development - Program ad sales, Darcie Beekman, Chair
  • Technical Development - Scene shop, lighting and sound, Joe Andersen, Chair
  • Technical Development - Costumes, Lisa Hilliard, Chair
  • Volunteer Development - Volunteer onboarding and support, Darcie Beekman Chair
  • Educational Development/Programming - Mandy Keeler, Chair
  • Family theatre and day camps - Mandy Keeler, Chair
  • Online Media Development - Website, Facebook and Callboard, Joe Andersen & Mandy Keeler,Co-Chairs

While nominations from the floor will not be encouraged at the membership meeting, there will be a space where candidates may write in their names.

Central Park Players
P.O. Box 564
Grand Haven, MI  49417


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