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Leadership Staff and Board

/Leadership Staff and Board

Our Mission

As a vital community partner, the historic Liberty Theatre is a regional gathering place offering a variety of performing arts experiences and educational programs.

Our Temporary Mission during COVID-19:  

The Liberty Theatre is a catalyst for the performing arts on the North Oregon Coast. Its collaboration with artists, government agencies and other organizations fosters healthier, stronger and more vibrant communities.

Our Purpose

To provide a center for:

 – Community events
– Local, regional, and national performing arts
– Education and the development of the performing arts
– Astoria’s continued economic revitalization

Jennifer Crocket

Executive Director

Larry Bryant

Technical Director

Joey Ficken

Front of House Manager

Nancy Schwickrath

Office Manager

Rachel Holland

Development Director

Bill Ross


Kelly Green

Technical Assistant

Liv Joyce


Hilary Adams

Program Director, Kids Make Theatre

To contact the staff of The Liberty Theatre, please call 503-325-5922 or email
For Marketing & Press inquiries, please email

Board of Directors

Josh Stellmon, President
Dulcye Taylor, VP
Katie Watson, Secretary
Mike Brosius, Treasurer
Ryan Blum
Brett Estes
Nathan Lampson
Maura Lederer
Julie Lewis
Norma Hernandez
Deb Stenvall

Emeritus & Advisory Board

Stephen Forrester
Betty Smith
Ann Lederer
Dr. Denise Reed
Diane Tiedeman
Dan Stein
Israel Nebeker
Willis Van Dusen

Building Committee

Maura Lederer, Chair
Larry Bryant
Kelly Green
Nathan Lampson
Josh Stellmon
Eric Williams
Brett Estes

Liberty Events Committee

Katie Watson, Chair
Deb Stenvall
Josh Stellmon
Mike Brosius
Dulcye Taylor
Julie Hanks

Development Committee

Julie Hanks, Chair
Dulcye Taylor
Nathan Lampson
Angee Hunt

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