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Board of


The Board of Directors of the Black Mountain Center for the Arts is made up of a group of passionate and knowledgeable volunteers, who are dedicated to bringing the arts to our community. Board members are elected to three-year terms, attend monthly meetings, assist with fundraising and events, and offer their professional expertise in support of the Center.


Board meetings take place on the fourth Tuesday of each month. If you are interested in serving as a member of the BMCA Board of Directors, please email

John Hall, Board Chair

National Board Certified Teacher, ArtSpace Charter School


Kannah Begley Walker, Vice Chair

IT and Compliance, Black Mountain Savings Bank

Black Mountain Native and Montreat College Graduate

Jack Heinen, Treasurer

Adjunct professor of business

Retired financial management executive

Community theatre actor

Melisa Pressley, MLIS, Secretary

Librarian, Black Mountain Library

Julie Wilcox

Semi-retired Psychotherapist

Retired Teacher of Students with Behavioral and Learning Disabilities


Sarah Berglund

Lover of the Arts and Volunteerism


Lori Turley

Black Mountain Resident and Community Volunteer

Casey Conner

Real Estate Broker, Nest Realty


Doug Frey

Industrial Engineer - Volvo Trucks North America

Retired - Management Development Consultant


Archie Pertiller Jr.

Alderman, Town of Black Mountain

Stephanie Wilder

Owner, Chifferobe Home and Garden

Elizabeth White

Webmaster, Dyndrite Corporation

Caroline Cope Khoury

Travel Director, Explore Up Close

Jeff Hutchins

Retired. Author, Inventor of closed captioning (one of several)

Wayne Hatcher

Demographic Consultant, Hatcher & Hart, LLC

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