Executive Director
320-968-4290 ext.3



Finance/Grant Compliance Officer
320-968-4290 ext.1

Beth Byker


Assistant Director
320-968-4290 ext.2



Media Specialist
320-968-4290 ext.4


Buddy King, Chair

Stearns County

Community Development, St. Cloud State University; playwright; percussionist; teaching artist; previous Unit Director for the Roosevelt Boys and Girls Club in St. Cloud MN and has been engaged in numerous youth arts initiatives in the community and through the Club.

Gretchen Boulka, Vice Chair

Sherburne County

Director of Performing Arts at Paramount Center for the Arts (St. Cloud); arts administrator with background in development, special events, program management, marketing and communications; musician. BS in Broad Area Music, UW-River Falls. MA in Arts Administration, St. Mary's University of MN. Member of the Association for Performing Arts Professionals (APAP) and on the Board of Directors for Minnesota Presenters Network.


Sean Donahue, Treasurer

Stearns County

Performing arts technician; Professional light and sound designer, operator and trainer; Musician with musical instrument and equipment retail experience; Large event and project manager; Administrative Assistance, Jacobs Financial; Undergraduate student pursuing an Interdepartmental Communication Studies degree at Saint Cloud State University.

Joyce Lyons, Secretary

Wright County

Vocalist, actress and vocal coach with a B.A. in Voice Performance/Theater from Colorado Women's College University of Denver; adjunct for the Artist-in-Residence program at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado; vocalist for the West Metro Big Band and frequently returns to New York City to entertain with her jazz trio; Advisory Board for the Buffalo Community Orchestra and Co-Chair of the UUCM Performing Arts Committee in Wayzata.

Joyce Lyons

Jo McMullen-Boyer

Stearns County

Station Manager of KVSC Radio at St. Cloud State University. Grant writer, small and large music concert producer and community events organizer. Patron of the arts personally and in giving access and promotion to arts and arts producers through college and community radio.

Jo McMullen-Boyer

Denise Todd

Benton County

B.S, Business Administration with a Minor, Dance Valdosta State University; U.S. Air Force Veteran, Geospatial Intelligence Analyst; undergraduate at St. Cloud State University pursuing a Major in Community Health, Planning and Community Development and a Minor, Ethnics, Human Relations.

Denise Todd

Tanya Piatz-Sandberg

Benton County

Retail District Merchant; Visual Merchandiser with 3D display experience, fashion, event execution, and corporate shop concepts; 2D visual artist specializing in illustration and photography; volunteer for Sherburne National wildlife Refuge; continuing studies as a volunteer Minnesota Naturalist. Studied at Art Institute for Interior Design.

Spencer Madsen

Sherburne County

Writer; educator; theatrical performer; aspiring filmmaker and visual artist; B.A. in English Education; M.A. in American Literature; orchardist at Clear Lake Cider.

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