New officers have been elected to The Liberty Theatre Board.
Diane Tiedeman is board president, having previously served as treasurer. She has served on various boards in Clatsop County for the past 10 years, and is also a past chairwoman of the Astoria Music Festival Board. Tiedeman replaces Christine Lolich.
Miriam Rose has been elected as treasurer, having previously served as vice president. A retired senior vice president of HSBC Bank, she also served on the Berkeley Repertoire Theatre Board in Berkeley, California.
Ann Lederer remains as secretary. She is a retired lawyer and is the executive director of the Clatsop Court Appointed Special Advocates.
Four new directors have been added to the board in the last few months. Graham Nystrom, the station manager of Coast Community Radio, was appointed in September, and has since joined the newly formed Building Committee to oversee the Liberty’s upcoming renovation plans. Ellen Frye was appointed to the board in October. She is a retired music educator and technical writer and is the host of “World of Bach” on Coast Community Radio.
Ted Osborn was also appointed in October. A retired architect and former board member of the Alex Theatre in Glendale, California, Osborn is the chairman of the Building Committee. Bonnie Callow was appointed in November. She formerly worked on the educational committee for the redevelopment of the Fox Theatre in Pomona, California.
Other continuing board members are Israel Nebeker, Michael Angiletta, Janet Niemi, Richard Seppa and Jack Larsen.