Staff & Board of Directors
McGroarty Arts Center is run by a dedicated team of administrative personnel, devoted to the well-being of our patrons and the artistic integrity of the Center.
Laurelle Geils, Executive Director is once again serving at the helm. In addition to her years of service in various positions at McGroarty, she teaches Tai Chi.
Board of Directors - Officers
Frank Valadez, President is a retired Project/Line Manager from Raytheon. After Military service, he graduated from CSULB and the Hughes Management Rotational training program and spent his career in the aerospace avionics industry.
He is a life long member of the community, having generational participation with the center. Coming to MAC in 2005 he became active in 2006 volunteering around the center for various tasks and in 2012 was one of the recipients of the Carl & Roberta Deutsch Foundation HALO Award in the greater Los Angeles area that supports non profit volunteer programs.
His goal as new Board Chair is to support board members using his aerospace managerial skills as they continue the Mission at MAC “ to bring affordable art to the children and adults of the Community”.
Austina Bosco, Vice President represents the interests of parents and children on the Board. She worked for Bank of America for over a decade until she left to raise her daughter, Willow. Willow has been a McGroarty Arts Center student since she was 3 years old.
Austina Bosco, Interim Secretary
Rudy Shutta, Treasurer