Board of Directors

2017 Board Membership


Al White
Al has been a resident of Flagstaff since 1989 and a Theatre Board member for at least 10 years (with time off for good behavior).  He has held various board and commission positions as well as elected office in Flagstaff.  He considers himself blessed to be able to help others and considers Flagstaff blessed to have such quality theatre for a city its size.

Dr. Bruce Fox
Vice President
Bruce is a Professor of Forest Management at Northern Arizona University.  He was born in Oakland, California, and grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area.  He earned my B.S. in Forestry and his Master of Forestry degrees from the University of California, Berkeley.  His Ph.D. in Natural Resource Policy is from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.  He has worked as a field forester in South Carolina with a large forest products company, and as a consultant in leadership, corporate organization, and forestry.  His clients have included firms in forestry and in the aerospace industry. Bruce and his wife Kathrin moved to Flagstaff in 1985. They have been married for 34 years and they have two children, ages 18 and 17.  Their daughter is a freshman at NAU and their son is a junior in high school.  In the larger community, he has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Flagstaff Leadership Program, has been involved in the United Way, the Citizen’s Police Academy, the City of Flagstaff Open Spaces Commission.  At Theatrikos he played a part in Laughing Stock, as well as previously taking on the role of Mr. Gower, the pharmacist, in It’s a Wonderful Life. 

Armando Bernasconi
Armando was born and raised in Guadalupe, Arizona and moved to Flagstaff in 1994. He’s married to Melissa and they have one daughter. He joined the Theatrikos Board in March of 2015 and was elected Board Treasurer in July of 2016. Armando is President and CEO of Quality Connections Inc.(QCi), a not for profit service agency. QCi helps individuals become independent productive members in Flagstaff by providing them with employment opportunities, job training, and practical life learning programs.

Linda Sutera
Linda has a BS in Elementary/Special Education and a MA in Secondary/English Education.  Linda moved to Flagstaff in 1980 and three years later started her teaching career and her involvement with Theatrikos.  She has been a Board member for many of the years since 1983, including time as president and secretary.  She has also served on many Theatrikos committees and is currently part of the Artistic Committee.  Linda has been seen on stage in over 35 plays throughout the years but has also co-directed many shows and has performed many backstage jobs including props, sound, set construction, painting, production manager and stage manager.  Needless to say, Linda loves the theatre and especially loves Theatrikos Theatre Company.

Tracie Hansen
Ex-Officio Executive Committee Member

Tracie Hansen joined the Theatrikos board in 2013, and she and her family have been enthusiastic volunteers with the theater for several years. While she’s played a few minor roles on the stage, she is more often found helping out behind the scenes, most recently as assistant stage manager for Messiah on the Frigidaire. Tracie is an Arizona native and a two-time Northern Arizona University alum whose PR career has been largely devoted to sharing the NAU message and helping its students shine. She’s called Flagstaff home since 1998 and has worked for NAU’s Office of Public Affairs since 2005. She also has industry experience in non-profit association management, marketing and tourism. Tracie has enjoyed the many friends and memories she’s made though the theater and holds a special fondness for the youth programming, in which both of her children are avid participants and which sparked her involvement with community theater.

Board members:

Lisa Boatner
Lisa joined the Theatrikos Board of Directors in 2015. Her involvement with Theatrikos Theatre Co. began in 2011, with her young children participating in the TheatriKIDS program. Over time her involvement with Theatrikos grew and grew, right along with her children, and she is happy to take on this new role as a member of the board.  She is particularly proud of the high-quality performance and educational opportunities TheatriKIDS offers to our Flagstaff youth.  Lisa is a graduate from Arizona State University, a 20 year resident of Flagstaff and a substitute teacher for FUSD.

Carol Covington
Carol has been an active part Flagstaff since 2003. She has enjoyed a lifetime of community engagement, along with raising a family and jumping in and out of a varied career. With professional experience in the not-for-profit world, and as a lover the arts, she came to the Theatrikos Board in 2016 with a strong desire to learn more about the intersection of these. As a city planner by training and experience, Carol has a particular passion for building the human community. What a better way to build community than with the shared experience of community theatre?

Josh England
Josh England moved to Flagstaff in 2003 to pursue an Arts Management degree from NAU. The program was dissolved before he could finish, leaving him with a bunch of business, music appreciation, and anthropology credits. He decided to go full-on into the business program and graduated with a BSBA in 2007. He entered the non-profit workforce with Goodwill of Northern Arizona and, after three years, took his current position in Finance at Victim Witness Services for Coconino County. It was during this time that he began attending some of the various performances at Theatrikos and in 2016, with a little nudge from one of the directors, decided to become a member of the Board of Directors.

John Stigmon 
John, a fifteen-year Flagstaff resident and business owner, is currently President and CEO of the Economic Collaborative of Northern Arizona (ECoNA). He was a member of the staff at the City of Flagstaff for 3 years last serving as Economic Development Manager. During the past 35 years, John has been active in almost every facet of business, marketing and real estate development. As an entrepreneur, he co-founded the first American Indian owned franchise company, and later established a specialty executive coaching and consulting practice advising in business start-up, business expansion and organizational development. As a corporate executive, he has lead the marketing, operations, expansion and development in the US and in 16 foreign countries, for a variety of US companies.

Stan Sutherland
Stan holds a BS and MS in Physics as well as a law degree. He retired as Deputy General Counsel of S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc. in 2004 and moved to Arizona. He has lived in Flagstaff since 2009. Stan has been involved in community theater productions, primarily as an actor, since 1964. He served on the Board of the Racine Theatre Guild in Racine, Wisconsin, and he was President of the Board of the Verde Valley Theatre from 2006 through 2008. Stan also served as President of the Cottonwood Ranch Homeowners’ Association from 2005 through 2007. He is currently a part-time volunteer docent at Lowell Observatory, and he has been a member of the Theatrikos Board since June of 2010.  Stan directed Laughing Stock at Theatrikos in 2010 and Convergence in 2013.  He has appeared in several Theatrikos productions, most recently (2015) as Dr. Watson in Sherlock Holmes – The Final Adventure.

Sherry Wood