The Herberger Theater Center Announces New Slate of Officers and Elects Seven New Members to its Board of Directors for 2023-2024 Season
PHOENIX, AZ – June 22, 2023 – The Herberger Theater Center Board of Directors elected the following slate of officers for the 2023-2024 season: Jenny Holsman Tetreault, chair; Mike Parrish, vice chair; Victoria Williams, vice chair; Alan Augenstein, treasurer; and Jill Clark, secretary.
Additionally, the Herberger Theater Center is pleased to announce the election of seven new board members: Dr. Battinto L. Batts Jr., ASU, Walter Cronkite School; Gerald Bohulano, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona; Kim Ho, evolvedMD; Elizabeth Montgomery, Downtown Phoenix Inc.; Miguel Munguia, Phoenix Convention Center; Beatrice “Bea” Rocklin, Bea Spoken; and Tania Torres, Torres Multicultural.
“As we begin this exciting new chapter for our organization, I’m excited to work with our new board members as we attract new audiences and engage the community,” said Mark Mettes, President & CEO of the Herberger Theater Center. “These new members exemplify the importance of expanding the diverse perspectives and excellent skillsets of our Board to help the theater continue its pursuit of providing quality and accessible arts experiences to all.”
Dr. Battinto L. Batts Jr. is the dean of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Batts is an expert in journalism, philanthropy and mass communication and recently served as director of journalism strategies for the Scripps Howard Foundation in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Gerald Bohulano, M.Ed. is corporate communications manager for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona. He was awarded the Asian Corporate Entrepreneurs and Leaders Mentee of the Year in 2016 and Mentor of the Year in 2023.
Kim Ho serves as evolvedMD’s VP of Sales. She helms business development, sales, and outreach to a national portfolio of current and prospective customers while also overseeing program implementation, efficacy, and commercial excellence.
Elizabeth Montgomery is an award-winning writer, journalist, and Content Manager for Downtown Phoenix Inc. She has served as President of the Arizona Association of Black Journalists and Communications Chair of The Urban League Young Professionals.
Miguel Munguia is the Deputy Director of Venue Operations at the Phoenix Convention Center. He oversees Event Operations, Security, Production, Theatrical Venues, and Convention Center Venue Management.
Beatrice “Bea” Rocklin is founding Principal of “Bea Spoken” which provides exceptional services in the areas of public affairs and campaign fundraising. Rocklin is affiliated with Dorn Policy Group managing client business needs, lobbying, and maintaining government relations. She also represents Dorn Policy Group on the Economic Development Committee at WESTMARC.
Tania Torres is Founder and CEO of Torres Multicultural Communications (TMC), a woman and minority-owned marketing and public relations agency that brings authenticity to the multicultural marketplace. She was selected by the Phoenix Business Journal’s “20 Names to Know” in the advertising and marketing industry and the Phoenix Business Journal’s “40 Under 40”.
For more information, visit the theater’s website, HerbergerTheater.org
The Herberger Theater Center is Arizona’s center stage, engaging the community through diverse arts experiences that ignite emotion, stimulate conversation, and inspire connections with the arts. Built in 1989 to foster the growth of performing arts and revitalize downtown Phoenix, the Herberger Theater has celebrated the diverse, multicultural heritage of the Phoenix community with accessible performing arts experiences year after year. The Herberger Theater will be home to three full-time Resident Companies in the 2023-2024 season: Arizona Opera, Childsplay Theatre, and iTheatre Collaborative. The Herberger Theater also sustains several arts education and outreach programs that provide children with a chance to experience the beauty and magic of live theater.