2021-2022 Board of Directors

Our mission is to create MAGIK. Through the power of theatre, we create Magikal storytelling for children, that Activates imaginations, Grows young minds, and Inspires creativity and a love of learning that is the Key to a more literate future for our community.

About the Opportunity

The Magik Theatre is a 501 c3 nonprofit organization and Board service is a volunteer position. The Magik Theatre is committed to the principles of arts education, promoting literacy, and providing quality arts programming for families, and fashions its programs to specifically address the needs of the San Antonio community and the creative education of individual children. Accordingly, we are seeking candidates to join our Board of Directors to help honor that commitment.

Board Member Responsibilities

  • Serve at least one term of three years.
  • Attend meetings and participate in theater activities, including performances, throughout the year.
  • Make an annual donation.
  • Cultivate relationships with corporations and community organizations and identify prospective
  • Advocate for The Magik Theatre within the community and within your network for essential resources including:
    • Cash gifts
    • In kind contributions
    • Volunteer support
  • Serve on at least one committee.
  • Share your knowledge, experience and expertise.

The Magik Theatre serves children and their families all over San Antonio and the surrounding area. We seek to build a Board that represents the diversity of our community and audiences. Our Board is committed to the promotion of equity, diversity & inclusion in performing arts, and we strongly encourage individuals from historically underrepresented communities to apply for Board membership.

While we invite all members of the community of all backgrounds to apply, based on the current makeup of our Board, we are also interested in candidates in the following areas of expertise:

  • Arts and Technology, including Educational Technology
  • Community Organizing
  • Development / Sponsorship
  • Early Childhood and/or Elementary Education with emphasis on literacy
  • Employment Law / Non-Profit Law / Entertainment Law
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Fundraising
  • Government
  • Human Resources
  • Social media
  • Youth Programming

How to Apply

We invite candidates to submit an application, including a written statement about what excites you about serving on the Board, and how you would play a role in The Magik Theatre’s mission and artistic vision.

Deadline: August 6, 2021

Candidates may be contacted by our Board Governance & Development Committee for follow up interviews. We will not be able to offer membership to all candidates due to the volume of applications. If we are unable to offer you membership, we hope to find other ways to get you involved with our organization. A slate of excellent candidates will be brought for a vote of the full Board by September 2021.

Feel free to email shannon@magiktheatre.org if you have any questions.

 

 

Board of Directors

Executive Board

PRESIDENT 

John Heard

VICE PRESIDENT/PRESIDENT ELECT

Pam Bramble

TREASURER

Alonzo Guzman

SECRETARY

Alan Petlin

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT

Ruben Tenorio D.O.

Board Members

Peggy W Brown

Chuck Calvin

Melissa Chamrad

Doren Fein-Ruttenberg

Richard Flores

Christine Mahr

Greta McFarling 

 

The purpose of the Advisory Board of Magik Theatre is to serve as a critical community champion in revitalizing and reimagining the role Magik plays in creating a more compassionate, literate, and creative city.

About the Opportunity

Members of the Advisory Board share their passion and gifts in service to Magik’s mission by providing their professional expertise; their diverse knowledge of constituent perspectives; their connections to local, regional or national resources, colleagues or peers; their philanthropic support or other forms of needed assistance.

The Magik Theatre is a 501 c3 nonprofit organization and Advisory Board service is a volunteer position.

Structure

  • No set minimum or maximum members
  • Elected by the board of directors
  • Serve one-year term
  • Open invitation to attend board meetings, but in nonvoting capacity
  • Comply with all board policies in effect

Advisory Board Member Responsibilities

  • Act annually in some significant way to support the organization’s mission (e.g. expert advice, door opening, funding or fundraising)
  • Allow the organization to publicize name and participation on the Advisory Board
  • List name on letterhead and other communications as requested
  • Keep informed about plans, activities and needs of Magik
  • When possible, attend theatre productions or other special events
  • Promote Magik Theatre in the community and be an advocate for the performing arts

Bylaw Reference

2.5 An Advisory Board may be created whose members shall be elected by the members of the of Board of Directors annually but who shall have no legal or fiduciary duties, voting privileges, nor obligations for attendance at regular meetings of the Board of Directors. Advisory Board members may attend regular meetings of the Board of Directors. Members of the Advisory Board shall possess the desire to serve the community and support the work of the Corporation by providing expertise and professional knowledge. Members of the Advisory Board shall comply with all of the board policies in effect.

 

How to Apply

We invite candidates to submit an application, including a written statement about what excites you about serving on the Advisory Board, and how you would play a role in The Magik Theatre’s mission and artistic vision.

Deadline: August 6, 2021

Candidates may be contacted by our Board Governance & Development Committee for follow up interviews. We will not be able to offer membership to all candidates due to the volume of applications. If we are unable to offer you membership, we hope to find other ways to get you involved with our organization. A slate of excellent candidates will be brought for a vote of the full Board by September 2021.

Feel free to email shannon@magiktheatre.org if you have any questions.

 

 

Advisory Board

Pal Arellano

Christopher Bordovsky

Kristy Bradfield Petlin

Joshua Carrillo

Sara Chadek

Jasmin Dean

Janet Dietel

Bev Golden

Penelope Harley

Florence Hartsfield

Jennifer Lee

Molly McAdams, PhD

Dorinda Rolle

Leslie Siegel

Kausi Subramaniam

Vanessa Sutton

Clarence “Reggie” Williams