Board

Perkins Center for the Arts Board of Trustees serves as the governing body and arts advocacy arm of the organization. The Board of Trustees represents the Burlington, Camden, & Gloucester County service area and is comprised of business and civic leaders from the area. Perkins Center for the Arts consistently strives to reflect and improve the diversity of its board, staff, contracted faculty, and student body. Perkins’ seeks board members who support a community-responsive organization that serves communities through impactful arts experiences, and who desire to support resource development to further this work.

If you are interested in serving on Perkins’ Board of Trustees, or have questions for the Trustees, please email board@perkinscenter.org.

Perkins Center for the Arts Board
Bruce Smith
Bruce SmithPresident, Board of Trustees
VP Construction & Renovation Lending -AFN
Christian Saffici
Christian Saffici Vice President, Board of Trustees
Consultant, Amperity
Scott Merkle
Scott MerkleTreasurer, Board of Trustees
Managing Partner, SLB Capital Advisors
Jessica Sant
Jessica SantSecretary, Board of Trustees
VP, Entertainment Experiences, Comcast
Carmine Valentino
Carmine Valentino
Technical Director Thunderbolt Solutions
Sharon Xiaoyun Hou
Sharon Xiaoyun Hou
University of Pennsylvania
Hope Horwitz
Hope Horwitz
Vice President/Partner
Feldscher Horwitz Public Relations
Brent Thompson
Brent Thompson
Senior Communications Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Megan Balarezo
Megan Balarezo
Weichert Premier
Keisha Taylor, Ed.D
Keisha Taylor, Ed.D
Senior Director Alumni and Postsecondary Engagement, NA
Kahra Buss
Kahra BussExecutive Director
Perkins Center for the Arts
Carmine Valentino
Carmine Valentino
Technical Director Thunderbolt Solutions