Staff & Officers

Rick Ivey, Executive & Artistic Director
Joan Sowell, Director of Administration
Peggy Brady, President
Janice Faircloth, Artistic Director Emeritus

Dr. Annie Laurie McElroy, VP Education
Charlotte Arnold, VP Box Office
Laura Pike, VP Marketing
Dr. Karl Barton, VP Production
Mark Hey, VP Hospitality

Adam Carvin, Secretary
Rita Amisson, Treasurer
Janice Conner-Ross, Pamela Tucker, Mercer Watt, At Large

To reach a TEF officer, please call the office at 229-226-7404 or email

Board of Trustees:
Nathaniel Abrams, Jr.
Rita Amisson
Charlotte Arnold
Dr. Karl Barton
Peggy Brady
Adam Carvin
Barbara Clinebell
Copper Comita
Dr. Janice Conner-Ross
Jay Flowers
Debbie Godbehere
Eugenia Harris
Mark Hey
Melanee Hill
Ann Larson
Dr. Annie Laurie McElroy
Mary Jane McNeill
Patricia Osteen
Pat Pankey
Laura Pike
Mary Kathryn Sibley
Julie Spence
Joe Tarver
Pamela Tucker
Mercer Watt
Angela “Roonie” Willers
Dr. Robin Wise
Pam Wright