To contact BCPA staff, please call 309-434-2777 or email

BCPA Staff

  • Tina Salamone, Performing Arts Director
  • Brandy Maloney, Executive Assistant


  • David Young, Facilities Manager & Events Coordinator
  • Tim Papacek, Maintenance


  • Jim Martin, Production Manager


  • Erin Mangian, Marketing Manager
  • Thom Rakestraw, Marketing Associate

Community Engagement:

  • Eric Veal, Community Engagement Manager


  • Beverly Spencer, Finance Manager

Ticket Office:

  • Pam Starks, Ticket Office Supervisor


To contact BCPA staff, please call 309-434-2777 or email

The Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts is located in the north end of downtown Bloomington. BCPA administrative offices are located in the Creativity Center at 107 East Chestnut Street, one block north of the BCPA. The Cultural Commission is appointed by City Council. Commission members serve three-year terms and may be re-appointed at the discretion of the Council. The Commission meets every second Thursday of the month at 7:30 a.m. in the Conference Room on the ground-level floor of the Creativity Center. General public is welcome to attend.

Cultural Commission 2014-2015

Vicki Tilton (Chair), Owner, Fox & Hounds Hair Studio & Day Spa

Carol Baker, Adjunct instructor and master tutor, Heartland Community College
Alex Cardona, State Farm Insurance
Roger Elliott, President, Elliott Capital Management
Sherry Galbreath, President, ACME Solutions LLC
Matt Giordano, State Farm Insurance, Innovative Team
David Hauman, Retired Fundraising Executive
Neeraj Joshi, ICP Case Manager, NTT Data
Mike Kerber, Past McLean County Arts Center Board Member
Jamie Mathy, Owner, Kelly's Bakery & Cafe 
Judy Markowitz, City of Bloomington Mayor, 1997 - 2005
Carole Ringer, Illinois Symphony Board of Directors
Karen Schmidt, City of Bloomington Councilwoman; IWU Librarian
Vicki Tilton, Owner, Fox & Hounds Hair Studio & Day Spa
Curtis C. Trout, Professor of Scene Design & Director of IWU School of Theatre Arts

Last updated: 4/15/2015 8:32:52 AM