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  


ACA/IMAGES Board of Trustees 2020

Matthew J. Ahearn, Dean Mead Attorneys at Law

Mark Beckwith, Parallax Advertising

Douglas Bolas, AIA, VP Design   ISC Design & Development

Corey D. Brown, Attorney, Storch Law Firm

Dr. Ivan J. Castro, MD

Kevin Haran, UCF School of Visual Arts    and Design

Roy Hester, Chair – Partner, Planned Furniture Promotions

Steven “Woody” Igou, Attorney, Igou & Smith

John Jeronimo, FAIA, Architect

Doug McGinnis, Apiarist

Jeff Moore, Dean, UCF College of Arts & Humanities

Russell T. North, President, Northway Marketers

Margery Pabst-Steinmetz, Co-Founder, The Pabst Steinmetz Foundation

 Gerard “J” Pendergast, Architect

Hiram Powell, PhD, Bethune-Cookman University

Dr. Fred Raffa, Senior Economist, Raffa Consulting

Jo Sinclair, Artist

Abbie Teague, 1st Vice Chair – Brown & Brown of Florida, Inc.


Life Trustees

Samuel P. Bell III

Charlotte B. Everbach

Edward N. Harris

Van Massey

James H. Pugh, Jr.

Helene B. Roberson

Mary Jane (Jay) Urban


National Council

David White, Chair
Artistic & Executive Director, The Yard

Eric Bogosian, Playwright & Actor

Amy Cappellazzo, Independent Curator

Michael Dirda, Literary Journalist & Writer

Cornelius Eady, Poet & Playwright

Kyle Gann, Composer

Janie Geiser, Visual Artist & Filmmaker

Bob Holman, Poet

Mary Luft, Director, Tigertail Productions

Kerry James Marshall, Visual Artist

Pepón Osorio, Visual Artist

Paul Pope, Visual Artist

Elizabeth Streb, Choreographer

Donald Sultan, Visual Artist

Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, Choreographer

Adrian Todd Zuniga, Literary Death Match