Board of Directors

The board of director is elected at our annual meeting in June.

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 2025)

Current holder: Vacant

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 2024)

Current holder: Jonathan Safford

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 2024)

Current holder: Kerri Rawcliffe

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 2024)

Current holder: Sharon Safford

Creative Director

Responsible for facilitating and overseeing the selection and implementation of the theater’s annual schedule of performances, events and educational activities. They work with and lead a “creative committee” consisting of the Assistant Creative Directors of Education, Productions, and Events.

Term: 3 years (Expires 2026)

Current holder: Merynn Flynn

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 2024)

Current holder: Vacant

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 2024)

Current holder: Vacant

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 2024)

Current holder: Jayne Lear

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 2025)

Current holder: Audrey Dubois

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 2024)

Current holder: Audrey 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 2024)

Current holder: Dennis Chretien

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 2024)

Current holder: Mary Jo Chretien

Director At Large

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

Term: 1 year (expires 2024)

Current holder: Kurt Nelson

Corporate Officers

President: Vacant
Vice-President: Merynn Flynn
Secretary: Sharon Safford
Treasurer: Kerri Rawcliffe