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PFTA Board

Partners for the Arts Board

Partners for the Arts is a community alliance, and as such, the support and time commitment of our community leaders is vital to our mission of providing career-altering experiences to our Arts students at USM.

Meet our Board Members

Executive Committee



Arts Leaders




Governing Board




Advisory Boards


Performing & Visual Arts

  • ​Sarah Bass​
  • George Bassi​
  • Jim Dukes, Jr.

Center for Writers

  • Dr. Matthew Casey
  • Dr. Luis Iglesias​
  • Dr. Angela Ball
  • Dr. Joshua Bernstein​
  • Dr. Olivia Clare


  • Dennis Baum​
  • Dr. Robert Heath​
  • Althea Jerome​
  • Nancy Leader
  • Donna Bush​
  • Victoria Johnson​
  • Amanda Powell​
  • Charles Thomas