The Atlantic Center for the Arts Board of Trustees helps maintain the fiscal health and stability of the organization. The Board consists of local representative s from Central Florida as well as national members bringing a broad depth of experience to help ACA flourish. In addition to guidance and governance, Board members engage in fundraising activities that help support ACA’s mission related activities.

Founder
Doris Leeper 1929-2000

Executive Director
Nancy Lowden Norman

Board of Trustees 2021
Matthew J. Ahearn, Dean Mead Attorneys at Law, Board Certified Tax Lawyer and Wills, Trusts & Estates Lawyer
Mark Beckwith, Parallax Advertising
Corey D. Brown, SECRETARY, Attorney, Storch Law Firm
Ivan J. Castro, M.D.
Ron Davoli, President & CEO Wharton-Smith, Inc.
Kevin Haran, UCF School of Visual Arts and Design
Roy Hester – CHAIR, BOARD OF TRUSTEES, Partner, Planned Furniture Promotions
Steven “Woody” Igou, Attorney, Igou & Smith
John Jeronimo, FAIA, Architect
Ann Martorano, FACHE, Chief Communications Officer, Halifax Health
Doug McGinnis, Apiarist
Jeff Moore, Dean, College of Arts & Humanities, UCF
Russell T North, TREASURER, President Northway Marketers
Margery Pabst Steinmetz, Co-Founder, The Pabst Steinmetz Foundation
Gerard “J” Pendergast, Architect
Dr. Hiram Powell, Bethune-Cookman University
Dr. Fred Raffa, Senior Economist, Raffa Consulting
Jo Sinclair, Artist
Nancy Tallent, Senior Vice President, Chief Human Capital Officer, Reyes Beer Division, Reyes Holdings LLC
Abbie Teague – 1st Vice Chair, Brown & Brown of Florida, Inc.

Life Trustees
SAMUEL P. BELL III, Pennington Law Firm
EDWARD N. HARRIS, Gulf & Western, retired
VAN MASSEY (Deceased) – Senior Executive VP, Brown & Brown Insurance
PUGH, JR., JAMES H. – Epoch Properties, Inc.
ROBERSON, HELENE B. – Lanie Enterprises, Inc.
URBAN, MARY JANE (JAY) (Deceased)

National Council
Eric Bogosian, Playwright & Actor
Amy Cappellazzo, Independent Curator
Cornelius Eady, Poet & Playwright
Kyle Gann, Composer
Janie Geiser, Visual Artist & Filmmaker
Bob Holman, Poet
Kerry James Marshall, Visual Artist
Pepón Osorio, Visual Artist
Paul Pope, Visual Artist
Donald Sultan, Visual Artist
Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, Choreographer
Adrian Todd Zuniga, Literary Death Match