September 15, 2017Members of the Educational Theatre Association elected two board members in results announced at the annual meeting held Friday, September 15 at the EdTA National Conference.
For the two positions on the Board of Directors the winning candidates are Marti Fowler and Scott Walker.
She has been recognized in the past with an EdTA Standing Ovation Award and at the 2017 EdTA Annual Meeting was recognized with the EdTA President’s Award, along with her husband, Bob Fowler, in appreciation for their exceptional contributions to the association, and to the field of school theatre.
The three-year terms for these board members begin August 1, 2018.
In her "State of the Association" address at the annual meeting, Executive Director Julie Cohen Theobald underscored the hard work and dedication of chapter leaders as she highlighted the association’s achievements over the last year. She reported that key Thespian membership numbers are at their highest levels ever in the history of the organization; Thespian inductions climbed to 46,317, and Junior Thespian inductions hit a record total of 7,017. There were a total of 4,707 troupes at the end of the 2016-17 school year, reflecting net growth of five percent.
Future board meetings will take place: