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

BCPA Staff

  • John Kennedy, Director of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts
  • Tina Salamone, Performing Arts Director
  • Graham Cowger, Development Director

Facilities Contacts:

  • David Young, Facilities Manager & Events Coordinator
  • Kimberly Wright, Patron & Events Services Manager
  • Tim Papacek, Maintenance

Technical Contacts:

  • Rodney Stickrod, Technical Director
  • Jim Martin, Assistant Technical Director

Marketing Contacts:

  • Erin Mangian, Marketing Manager
  • Nora Dukowitz, Marketing Associate

Community Engagement Contacts:

  • Eric Veal, Community Engagement Director
  • Brandy Maloney, Community Engagement Associate

Box Office & Finance Contacts:

  • Jocelyn Whikehart, Box Office Manager
  • Beverly Spencer, Finance Director

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 for 2013-2014

James Waldorf (Chair), Wells Fargo Advisors, Associate Vice President-Investments
Carol Baker, Adjunct instructor and master tutor, Heartland Community College
Bruce Bergethon, General manager-WGLT
Alex Cardona, State Farm Insurance
Roger Elliott, President, Elliott Capital Management
Sherry Galbreath, President, ACME Solutions LLC
Matt Giordano, Test Analyst, State Farm Insurance 
Neeraj Joshi
Mike Kerber, Member of McLean County Arts Center Board
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: 4/10/2014 8:29:29 AM