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