Legal, fiduciary and policy oversight of The Lincoln Theatre Center Foundation is maintained by a volunteer board of directors, who usually meet the first Thursday of each month at 5pm. The public is welcome to attend meetings of the Board of Directors. Lincoln Theatre Members In Good Standing interested in joining the Board or any of its committees are encouraged to contact the theatre's administrative office or send an email to: email@example.com
The day to day operations of the Lincoln Theatre is handled by full and part time staff.
Foundation Board of Directors
Sustainable Energy Developer
Kevin lives with his family in Mount Vernon, less than a mile from the Lincoln Theatre. He has successfully developed solar and biomass energy projects, and he is currently building small sustainable housing developments. He loves the Lincoln for anchoring the historic downtown, and for showing independent movies.
Senior Loan Consultant | loanDepot
Dan loves the Lincoln Theatre and, as Vice President of the Board of Directors, enjoys overseeing the facilities and improvements of the Lincoln. Dan’s wife, Lisa Bliven, spent 7 years as a board member and President and was very instrumental in the theater’s success. Dan plans to carry that success forward. Dan says: There is a lot of hard work that needs to be done in life, but being part of the Lincoln family and perpetuating the long term success of this community jewel is an honor.
Duncan retired from a career in tech, the last 8 years of which were spent in Skagit County. Currently he works as a substitute teacher in the many high schools in Mount Vernon and Sedro Woolley. He loves the Lincoln for its role in introducing the 4th generation of North Sound youth to the performing arts in a classic venue. He and his wife live on the hill above MV, less than a mile from the Lincoln Theatre.
Teacher, Marysville Middle School
Soothing Waters, Aquatic Specialist, Wellness Facilitator
Photographer | OverSkagit
Pat Marker is a twenty year resident of Mount Vernon. He has created keepsake DVDs for dozens of performances at the Lincoln. Someday he hopes to watch a school performance without his cameras and audio gear. Pat works part-time in the Mount Vernon School District as an instructor at the Skagit Academy. The rest of his time is spent homeschooling his two daughters and capturing the sights and sounds of the Skagit Valley as the owner of OverSkagit.com.
Public Communications Manager & Volunteer Coordinator
360-419-7129 ext. 101
Brandy has been employed with the Lincoln Theatre for a total of 7 years. She loves the Lincoln because even though she’s not a performer, she loves the Arts. Being involved in this community theatre has allowed her to experience many fantastic performances as well as meet many amazing people in the Skagit community.
360-419-7129 ext. 103
Taylor has been with the Lincoln since February 2018, but has spent the majority of her life involved in some aspect of the theatre arts and non-profit work. She loves the Lincoln for its vast history within Skagit County, and for its ability to bring different generations together to experience the arts together.
Mike M. Marlin
360-419-7129 ext. 104
Pirjo Pasanen (Lead)
Pirjo has been a House Manager with the Lincoln Theatre for almost two decades and currently serves as the Lead House Manager. She loves the Lincoln because it brings people together.
David Austin (Lead)
Volunteer Box Officers
Past Lincoln Theatre Board Members
Over nearly 30 years, the Lincoln Theatre Center Foundation board has had a variety of community leaders helping out to achieve the theatre's mission. We thank all of them for their efforts and contributions to this important institution.
This list is by no means exhaustive, and if you know someone who was on the board in the past, please let us know!
Dr. Ronald Guttu
Meg (Pederson) Kershaw
Helen Kimsey Plowman
Ann C. Reid