Board of Trustees

  • Governing Board
  • Voting Trustees
  • Life Trustees

Governing Board

Chair Douglas J. Hertz*
Vice Chair Phil Jacobs*
Secretary Claire Lewis Arnold*
President & CEO Hala Moddelmog*
Alliance Theatre Chair Lila Hertz*
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chair Janine Brown*
High Museum of Art Chair Robin Howell*
Finance Committee Chair/Treasurer D. Richard Williams*
Compensation & HR Committee Chair Shantella Cooper*
Investment Committee Chair Galen Oelkers*
Audit Committee Chair Glenn W. Mitchell III*
Nominating & Governance Committee Chair Thomas Chubb*
Development Committee Chair John Yates*
At-Large Member Dan Baldwin
At-Large Member Duriya Farooqui
At-Large Member Ravi Saligram
At-Large Member Benny Varzi
At-Large Member Kathy Waller

* Officer (serves as consequence of office)

Voting Trustees

Peter Aman Ozzie Areu
Thomas J. Asher Ali (Al) Azadi
Melissa Babb Juanita Baranco
Barry Berlin Stan Blackburn
Rebecca Blalock Joseph Blanco
Theodore I. Blum Jim Boswell
Carrie Brown Jon Bridges
Lisa Calhoun Mary Cahill
Meria Joel Carstarphen, Ed.D Elizabeth W. Camp
Bobby Condon Bert Clark
LeighAnn Costley* Colin Connolly
Ann W. Cramer Donna Owens Cox
Dave Dase Christopher Cummiskey
Michael Donnelly Kappy Kellett deButts
Michael Egan III Richard J. Dugas, Jr.
John Ferguson Howard Feinsand
Jordy Gamson Teresa Finley
Jamila M. Hall BJ Green
Philip Harrison James B. Hannan
Karen T. Hughes* Beth Holder
Daniel Israel Kit Hughes
Bob Jimenez Nancy Janet*
Wab P. Kadaba Ty Johnson
Amy Kenny Jenna Kelly
Kurt Kuehn Andjela Kessler*
Jane D. Lanier Aldo (Al) LaFiandra
Milton Little David Leiter
Helene G. Lollis Dennis Lockhart
John S. Markwalter, Jr. Larry Mark
Barry McCarthy Penelope McPhee
Milford McGuirt Duncan Miller
Steve Mensch Arun Mohan, MD
Pat Mitchell Kenneth M. Neighbors
John Murphy Howard Palefsky
John F. O’Neill III Natalye Paquin, Esq.
Chuck Palmer William Pate
Sanjay Parekh Kathryn Petralia
Gary Peacock Alan Prince
Suzanne T. Plybon Margaret C. Reiser
Erica Qualls-Battey Joe W. Rogers, Jr.
Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice James A. Rubright*
Michael M. Rogers Louise Sams
Teya Ryan Steve Selig III
David W. Scheible Janet Simpson
James Simpson Michael J. Sivewright
Pradeep Sinha, MD, PhD, FACS Wendy Stewart
John W. Somerhalder, II Lizanne Thomas
Lyle Tick Anita Ward
Darcy R. White Ryan Wilson
Gregory H. Worthy Carol Yancey

* Ex-officio Trustee (serves as consequence of office)

LIFE TRUSTEES (20)

An honor bestowed on those who have made significant contributions to the Arts Center and its Arts Partners

Mr. James S. Balloun Mr. Lynn H. Johnston
Mr. Joseph R. Bankoff Ms. Ingrid Saunders Jones
Ms. Jane C. Black Mr. James Henry Landon
Mrs. Lynda Bradbury Courts Mr. Solon P. Patterson
Mr. Bradley N. Currey, Jr. Mr. Manning M. Pattillo, Jr.
Mr. Richard A. Denny, Jr. Mr. C. B. Rogers, Jr.
Ms. Laura J. Hardman Mrs. Charles A. Smithgall
Ms. Virginia Hepner Mr. John W. Spiegel
Mrs. W. Barrett Howell Mr. G. Kimbrough Taylor, Jr.
Mr. Douglas Ivester

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