NAPAMA Board Executive Committee
The Board Executive Committee is responsible for the overall focus and direction of the Board and the organization. It is tasked with increasing the influence of the membership by implementing programs and activities which raise awareness and further the goals of NAPAMA and its members. The committee ensures that the membership and the interests of the membership are represented at all public industry forums and to service organizations in all disciplines, including participation on key boards and planning committees. This committee works to build coalitions on major issues amongst NAPAMA members in order to present a unified voice and promotes collaboration with other industry organizations within the United States and internationally.
David Wannen, President
Jeff Laramie, Vice President, Professional Development
Chrissie DiAngelus, Vice President, Membership & Communications
Laurel Canan, Treasurer
Hank Knerr, Secretary
NAPAMA Membership & Communications Committee
The Membership Committee is responsible for fostering the expansion of membership both nationally and internationally, recommending changes to the dues structure and increasing member benefits.
Chrissie DiAngelus, Chair
NAPAMA Professional Development Committee
The Professional Development Committee is responsible for organizing professional development workshops and presentations at regional and national conferences and at the NAPAMA annual meeting.
Jeff Laramie, Co-Chair
NAPAMA Strategic Planning Committee
The strategic planning committee is responsible for board defined strategic initiatives and overall plans.
David Wannen, Chair
NAPAMA Awards Committee
The Awards Committee is responsible for administering the NAPAMA Presenter and Agent/Manager awards.
NAPAMA Liaison Committee
The Liaison Committee is responsible for NAPAMA liaison with national, regional and state conferences. The liaison usually sits on the conference planning committee and/or works with the conference coordinator to alert members to exhibitor load-in, resource room hours, showcasing considerations and deadlines, sponsorship opportunities, timing of NAPAMA membership meeting at the conference and scheduling of NAPAMA professional development offerings.
Lynn Fisher, Chair
APAP Liaison - Jerry Ross
Arts Midwest (MAC): Susan Endrizzi Morris
Arts Northwest (ANW): Craig Knudsen
Arts Presenters (APAP): Jerry Ross
California Presenters (CP): Robin Pomerance
Canadian Association of Presenters (CAPACOA): Laurelle Favreau
Chamber Music America (CMA): Laura Hartmann
CINARS: Laurelle Favreau
International Performing Arts for Youth (IPAY): Cheryle Hansen
International Society for the Performing Arts (ISPA): Lynn Fisher
NC Arts Market: Stephen Barefoot
Northeast Presenters (NE): Chad Herzog
Ohio Arts Presenters (OAPN): Laurel Canan
Pennsylvania Presenters (PA): Hank Knerr
Performing Arts Exchange (PAE): Pamela Green
Western Arts Alliance (WAA): Elizabeth Roth
NAPAMA Advocacy Committee
The Advocacy Committee is responsible for liaison between NAPAMA and the U.S. government, singly and in conjunction with other organizations, to mitigate effects of legislative policies on members' activities and to recommend strategies for effecting legislative/policy change, if necessary.
David Wannen, Chair
NAPAMA Nominating Committee
The Nominating Committee is responsible for preparing the Board slate presented annually at the NAPAMA Membership Meeting at APAP.
Jerry Ross, Past President, Chair
NAPAMA Ethics Committee
The Ethics Committee is an ad hoc committee of the Board convened to deal with complaints by or about NAPAMA members.
Jerry Ross, Chair
NAPAMA Procedures Committee
The Operations Committee is responsible for the NAPAMA guidelines, bylaws, board handbook and state tax withholding.
Hank Knerr - Co-Chair
Sarah McCarthy - NAPAMA member
NAPAMA Development Committee
The newly created Development Committee is responsible for researching grants to fund our project work.
Liz Roth, Chair
NAPAMA Diversity Committee
The newly created Diversity Committee is responsible for exploring ways in which the board and membership can better represent the diverse nature of our field and further conversations of inclusiveness.
Lynn Fisher, Chair
Heena Patel, NAPAMA member
Dani Kefeckollett, NAPAMA member