Our Staff and Board

David Whitehill

President & CEO

David Lee

Director of Resource Development

Meg Laubacher

VP of Finance & Administration

Kimberly Phillips

Director of Education

Anne Wadian

Office Manager

Lynn & Dave Shimko

Canton First Friday

Rob Barrett

VP of Facilities

Jake Goodwin

Facility Technician

Katy Russell

Director of Cultural Center Events

Andrew Hayes

Facility Technician

Mike Parker

Security

Darryl Parson

Technical Director

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Officers

Christopher Goff, Chair
Employers Health

Emil Alecusan, Vice Chair
Community Leader

Janet Weir Creighton, Immed. Past Chair
Stark County Commissioner

Brent Fatzinger, Treasurer
Abbott Electric

Kyle Moore, Secretary
Aspire Energy

Regular Members

Tammy AltmayerPremier Bank
Tina BiasellaAultman Hospital
Lindsay BowmanKeyBank
Allyson BusseyVisit Canton
Jolene ColantHall Kistler
Sally Morse DaleFieldcrest Estate
Max DeubleThe Deuble Foundation
Sara FinanPNC Bank
Anne GrafficeHall of Fame Village
Faye HestonCommunity Leader
Mike HoffmanLindsay Precast
Adam LintzSchauer Group
Jamie MandevilleMarathon Petroleum
Rod MooreBlack McCuskey
Geoff NicelyR. G. Smith Co.
Kathy SmithbergerCleveland Clinic Mercy Hospital
Susan SteinerCommunity Leader
Robert R. TimkenCormony Development
Jim WilliamsKrugliak Wilkins Griffiths & Dougherty

Ex-Officio

Todd Herberghs
Chair, Palace Theatre

Gail Martino
Chair, Canton Symphony Orchestra

Ryan McMichael
President, Canton Ballet

Gloria Pope
Chair, Massillon Museum

Paul Turgeon
President, Canton Museum of Art

Victor Valli
President, Sing Stark

News & Profile Submission Guidelines

Thank you for your interest in sharing your arts and culture news or profile in ArtsinStark’s feed! Please make sure your news meets the following guidelines before submitting, or we may be unable to include it on our site:

  • News or profile must be related to an artist or organization in Stark County, Ohio.
  • News or profile must be arts, entertainment or culture related. 

Event Submission Guidelines

Thank you for your interest in sharing your event in ArtsinStark’s event calendar! Please make sure your event meets the following guidelines before submitting, or we may be unable to include your event:

  • Priority will be given to events organized by or in support of local non-profit organizations. 
  • Event must take place in Stark County, Ohio.
  • Event must be arts, entertainment or culture related. 
  • Event must be open to the public. No private events.
  • Event can be free or ticketed but must include a link to a website or social media event where more information is available. 
  • Event must be submitted at least one week prior to the start date.