Staff & Board

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Patrick Fisher

Executive Director
patrick@erieartsandculture.org
(814) 452-3427 ext.105

Patrick Fisher is a graduate of Penn State Behrend with a degree in Business Administration. He spent the early 2000s working in the airline industry out of the Erie International Airport and used the opportunity to travel extensively in an effort to expose himself to new people, places, and cultures.

Leaving Erie in 2012 and relocating to Fairbanks, Alaska, Fisher worked as the Director of Technical Services for the Black Gold Group. While there, Fisher and a friend produced the Dry Cabin Sessions, a YouTube series (filmed in Fisher's rural cabin) that showcased Fairbanks based singer-songwriters.

After working remotely for nine months while traveling North America with his three-legged dog, Opal,  Fisher settled in Jacksonville, Florida, in 2016, as the Community and Collaboration Manager for the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville.

Fisher returned to Erie in September 2018 to serve in the role of Executive Director with Erie Arts & Culture. His interests include community development, health and wellness, environmental stewardship, and traveling.

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Chanel Cook

Director of Programs and Community Relationships
Arts in Education, Grants, and Data
chanel@erieartsandculture.org
(814) 452-3427 ext. 102

Kelly Armor

Kelly Armor

Folk and Traditional Arts Director
kelly@erieartsandculture.org

Judy Bloeser

Judy Bloeser

Office Administrator
judy@erieartsandculture.org
(814) 452-3427 ext. 101

Kristen Weibel

Kristen Weibel

Program Associate
Arts in Education / Grants
kristen@erieartsandculture.org
(814) 452-3427 ext. 104

Briana Cummings

Briana Cummings

Marketing and Engagement Specialist
briana@erieartsandculture.org
(814) 452-3427 ext. 103

Tiffanie Page-Collazo

Tiffanie Page-Collazo

New Horizons Community Organizer
tiffanie@erieartsandculture.org
(814) 452-3427 ext. 106

Erie Arts & Culture Board Members

Tom Ferraro - Chair
Artist/Teaching Artist
Term Expiration: 2021

Almitra Clerkin - Vice-Chair
Gannon University
Term Expiration: 2020

Colleen Stumpf - Treasurer
Quinn Law Firm
Term Expiration: 2020

Jonathan Riley - Secretary
PNC Wealth Management
Term Expiration: 2020

Jim Dible - Past-Chair
Retired | Times Publishing CEO
Term Expiration:
2019

Richard Scaletta
Superintendent, General McLane School District
Term Expiration: 2021

Bill Scholz
Radius Co-Work | Founder/Owner
Term Expiration:
2020

Mary Lindquist
VP Wealth Management, Merrill Lynch
Term Expiration: 2019

Joyce Ann Miller
President Emeritus, Keystone Research Corporation
Term Expiration:
2019

J.W. Alberstadt
Senior Partner, MacDonald Illig Jones & Britton LLP
Term Expiration:
2019

Keith Kennedy
SVP Strategic and Integrated Services, Erie Insurance
Term Expiration: 2020

Tauna Hunter
Retired - Professor and Chair-Dept. Dance, Mercyhurst University
Term Expiration:
2020

Gregory Grasinger
Managing Attorney, SafeNet Inc.
Term Expiration: 2020

Walter Iwanenko
Vice President of Academic Affairs | Gannon University
Term Expiration:
2020

George Espy
Director of Operations, Erie Innovation District
Term Expiration:
2019

Tom New
President and CEO, WQLN Public Media
Term Expiration:
2021

Bryan Timm
Director of Sales, Organ Supply Industries
Term Expiration:
2021