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Board of Directors

The Tower Theatre is operated by the Tower Theatre Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.


The Tower Theatre Foundation mission is to to be Central Oregon's leading performing arts organization, providing cultural and educational programs that make essential contributions to the region's lifestyle and strength of community.  The Foundation is managed by the Board of Directors, who are members of the community dedicated to the Tower Theatre Foundation's mission. These current volunteers and their predecessors have been responsible for the restoration and ongoing vitality of the Tower Theatre. We thank them for their efforts, energy, resources and support.


Chair - Anthony Albertazzi: Principal, Albertazzi Law Firm

Vice Chair - Bev Maul: Retired, School Administrator

Treasurer - Doug Oas: Managing Director at Deloitt LLP

Secretary - Richard Gallio: Richard has many years of diverse board experience, as well as customer loyalty and branding expertise. Richard is working with development staff and the ED to improve the Tower’s communications with patrons and donors, and better connect them to our mission.

 Colin Clark: Principal, Esplori Van Conversions

Phillip Gammel: Manager, Business Applications, St. Charles Health System

Ed Irish: Ed has decades of nonprofit board and fundraising experience and has been a generous supporter of the Tower since moving to the area in 2014.  Ed is working with the Tower’s fundraising director and offering his personal testimony to solicit additional sponsorships and donations.

Eric Lowery-North: Human Resources Business Partner - West Division, First Interstate Bank

Dr. Gary Gallagher: Retired Surgeon 

Steve MacKelvie: Steve has a 40-year career dedicated entirely to the advertising, marketing and sponsorship communities. His experience with diverse clients—advertising agencies, professional sports teams, rock & roll museums, municipalities and airports—provides a wealth of knowledge to mentor Tower staff and assist in cultivating sponsors. 

Steve Magidson: Steve’s passion for the arts in general, and the Tower in particular, has made him an unsurpassed ambassador for the organization. Steve recently returned to the board after a by-law required break.  He is taking a leadership role in developing a planned giving program.

Ray Solley, Executive Director: A nonprofit board should actively represent the organization’s various stakeholders. The board felt those who work for and with the Foundation should have a formal and equal “seat at the table.” Ray, as the Executive Director, effectively represents that constituency as a voting member of the Tower board.

Alita Nissen: Voice Over Actor

Michael Gesme: Professor of Music. COCC


2017-2018 Tower Theatre Community Report.pdf

 2016-2017 Tower Community Report

Community Report 2015-2016 

2014-2015 Tower  Community Report

2013-2014 Tower Community Report

2012-2013 Tower Community Report

2011-2012 Tower Community Report

2010-2011 Tower Community Report

2009-2010 Tower Community Report