Board of Directors

The SMCT board of directors will hold its annual meeting on June 16, 2017. Eleven positions are open this year.

Executive Director

Oversees the health, perception, communication, and interaction of SMCT within the community and between other arts, government, civic, business, and non-profit organizations and chairs board meetings.

Term: 3 years (expires 2019)

Current holder: Dennis Chretien


Assistant Executive Director

Oversees the health, growth, and communication of SMCT and its membership and meets responsibilities of the Executive Director when necessary.

Term: 3 years (expires 2018)

Current holder: Kaila Rubin


Finance Director

Oversees the financial procedures and well-being of SMCT. This includes establishing budgets/annual report, reimbursement of expenses, liaison with bookkeeper and tax preparer, and tracking actual expenditures to budgets and reporting this information to the board.

Term: 2 years (expires 2018, retiring 2017)

Current holder: Laura Giorgianni


Assistant Finance Director for Fundraising

Works primarily on finding funding opportunities for SMCT. Duties include grant writing, organizing fundraising campaigns, and managing donation requests.

Term: 1 year (expires 2017)

Current holder: Meryn Flynn


Creative Director

Responsible for facilitating and overseeing the selection and implementation of the theater’s annual schedule of performances and educational activities. He or she works with a “creative committee” consisting of him- or herself along with the assistant directors.

Term: 3 years (expires 2017)

Current holder: Chris Brostrup-Jensen


Assistant Creative Director of Events

Oversees what SMCT does as entertainment. Duties include organizing fundraising and community events not considered productions (such as Foster Follies or Foster Idol).

Term: 1 year (expires 2017)

Current holder: Nikki Anderson-Boss


Assistant Creative Director of Productions

Works in tandem with the Creative Director to discover new shows, organize and analyze show submissions, and help decide our upcoming season’s offerings. They help determine the director and producer of each show, and coordinate schedules.

Term: 1 year (expires 2017)

Current holder: Liz Dubois


Assistant Creative Director of Education

Oversees all education efforts within and without Swamp Meadow including the teen/youth group, internal training and documentation, external classes and training, and any other ventures that involve improving our technical and artistic skills as a theater.

Term: 1 year (expires 2017)

Current holder: Bob Hollis


Communications Director

Oversees the intra-agency communication within SMCT and with the public. Duties include writing and distributing minutes from Board Meetings and writing and distributing the monthly newsletter.

Term: 2 years (expires 2017)

Current holder: Shane Inman


Public Relations Director

Oversees the presentation of SMCT’s image and programs to the community. Duties include overseeing the website and Facebook page.

Term: 1 year (expires 2017)

Current holder: Eric Dubois


Technical and Facilities Director

Oversees the use, care, and safety of all facilities and their contents. This includes all three storage units as well as any buildings or facilities used by SMCT.

Term: 1 year (expires 2017)

Current holder: Benjamin Stanfield


Membership Director

Oversees the “Community” of SMCT and the coordination of needs and talent. Duties include contacting members with opportunities of interest to them as well as encouraging new members to join SMCT.

Term: 1 year (expires 2017)

Current holder: Leslie Carter


Director At Large

Participates as a liaison between the SMCT Board and SMCT members.

Term: 1 year (expires 2017)

Current holder: Artie Robillard