Board and Staff

Act One is a 501(c)3 charitable organization that is governed by a Board of Directors and managed by a dedicated staff.

Act One Board of Directors

Mistie Hague Weishaar, Chair
Marketing Manager, Greenberg Traurig

Harold Dorenbecher, Vice Chair

Mac Perlich, Secretary
Act One Founder l President and CEO, ON Media

Karin Scherner Aldama, Treasurer
Partner, Perkins Coie


Christina Burroughs
Managing Partner, MRA Associates

Scott Candrian
Retired, Community Leader

Pat Engels
Retired, Community Leader

Amy Heisler
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications, First Solar

Amanda Kaye
Co-Founder, ckSYNERGY

Kay Oliver
Retired, Community Leader

Hilary Smedsrud
Retired, Community Leader

Al Priem, Lifetime Board Member
Retired, Community Leader

Russ Perlich, Act One Founder, Lifetime Board Member
Partner, PWP Capital

Act One Staff

Bernadette Carroll, Executive Director

Lona Lee, Arts Education Director

Mark Kochman, CFO

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Board and Staff