Board of Directors

San Diego Theatres has a board comprised of diverse business and community leaders. The Board of Directors provides the policy direction and general oversight for San Diego Theatres' management, marketing, operations and maintenance of the San Diego Civic Theatre and the historic Balboa Theatre.

  • Jim Waring, Chair

    James Waring

    Chair
  • Abigail Nachtomi Feldman, Vice Chair

    Abigail Nachtomi Feldman

    Vice Chair
  • Lynn Thiele, Director

    Lynn Thiele

    Secretary/Treasurer
  • Patricia McQuater, Director

    Patricia McQuater

    Director
  • Stacie Spector, Director

    Stacie Spector

    Director
  • David Hsiao, Director

    David Hsiao

    Director
  • Jason Clement, Director

    Jason Clement

    Director
  • Morri Chowaiki, Director

    Morri Chowaiki

    Director
  • Catherine (Cat) Hastings, Director

    Catherine (Cat) Hastings

    Director
  • Joseph Martinez

    Director
  • Scott Westover headshot

    Scott Westover

    Director
  • Matthew Creighton, Director

    Matthew Creighton

    Director

 

Management Team

  • Carol Wallace – President & CEO
  • Brendan Farley – Vice President of Operations
  • Fely Blanz – Director of Finance
  • Cindy Bowers – Director of Programming
  • Daniel Perilla – Director of Information Technology
  • Zakiya Smith-Dore – Assistant Director of Operations
  • Darla Bailey – Ticketing Services Manager
  • Nawar Saadi – Engineering Manager
  • Laura Briney – Marketing & Communications Manager
  • Melissa Berry – Human Resources Manager
  • Ric Marcelino – Public Safety Manager

San Diego Theatres is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts organization that manages, markets, operates and maintains the San Diego Civic Theatre in the heart of downtown and the historic Balboa Theatre in the Gaslamp Quarter. San Diego Theatres generates revenues that exceed $10 million annually and serves over 500,000 patrons each year through arts and entertainment presentations. The Theatres revenues come primarily from ticket sales, food and beverage sales, rental fees, ticketing and professional services fees, and donations.

Mission

San Diego Theatres delivers exceptional performing arts and educational experiences, fosters collaboration and partnerships, and creates an accessible place for all people to enjoy the arts.

Vision

To provide State-of-the Art venues for a vibrant arts community.

Values

We share our passion for the arts with our colleagues, our patrons, our partners, and our community. We embrace and celebrate these values:

  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Diversity and Inclusiveness
  • Ethics
  • Excellence