Board of Directors

Each Core Member of the National New Play Network appoints one of its staff leaders to the Board of Directors. A number of generous new-play fans from across the country serve in an At-Large capacity. The full Board meets twice each year; the Executive Committee meets quarterly.


  • Rebecca Hopkins

    Co-President and 20th Anniversary Co-Chair
    Managing Director, Florida Studio Theatre
  • Jack Reuler

    Co-President and Membership Chair
    Artistic Director, Mixed Blood Theatre
  • Freddie Ashley

    Artistic Director, Actor’s Express
  • Raymond Bobgan

    Treasurer and Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Co-Chair
    Artistic Director, Cleveland Public Theatre
  • Seth Rozin

    Strategic Planning Chair and 20th Anniversary Co-Chair
    Producing Artistic Director, InterAct Theatre Company
  • Lisa Adler

    Co-Artistic and Producing Director, Horizon Theatre
  • Gabor Barabas

    Executive Director, New Jersey Repertory Theatre
  • Stefan Brun

    Venue Manager, PROP Thtr
  • Lyndsay Burch

    Artistic Associate, B Street Theatre
  • Chip Decker

    Artistic Director, Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte
  • Sonia Fernandez

    Associate Artistic Director, Magic Theatre
  • Ann Filmer

    Artistic Director, 16th Street Theater
  • Cynthia Fleming

    Executive Directors, Salt Lake Acting Company
  • José González

    Executive Director, Milagro
  • Aimee Hayes

    Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Co-Chair
    Artistic Director, Southern Rep Theatre
  • Cynthia Levin

    Producing Artistic Director, Unicorn Theatre
  • Peggy McKowan

    Associate Producing Director, Contemporary American Theater Festival
  • Jasson Minadakis

    Artistic Director, Marin Theatre Company
  • Tina Parker

    Artistic Director, Kitchen Dog Theater
  • John Pietrowski

    Artistic Director, Writers Theatre of New Jersey
  • Marc Pinate

    Artistic Director, Borderlands Theater
  • Art Rotch

    Artistic Director, Perseverance Theatre
  • Stephen Sachs

    Co-Artistic Director, Fountain Theatre
  • Irena Saric

    Managing Director, Riverside Theatre
  • Howard Shalwitz

    Artistic Director, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
  • Bill Simmons

    Artistic Director, Phoenix Theatre
  • Chip Walton

    Producing Artistic Director, Curious Theatre Company
  • Cynthia White

    Director of New Play Development, Orlando Shakespeare Theatre
  • Sam Woodhouse

    Artistic Director, San Diego REPertory Theatre
  • Michael Dove

    Associate Member Board Representative
    Artistic Director, Forum Theatre
  • Tom Horan

    Affiliated Artist Board Representative
    Playwright in Residence, Phoenix Theatre


  • Bridget O'Leary

    Literary Chair
  • David Goldman

    NNPN Founder
  • Jane Harrison

  • Manny Strauss

  • Donna O. Willis

  • Kristen Vehill