Milwaukie Academy of the Arts Board of Directors includes members of the local arts community and parents of MAA students and is responsible for supporting the continuing success of the MAA administrators and teachers in providing the unique MAA program to our students.
|Dates of 2012-13 Board Meetings-2nd Monday of each month 3:00-5:00 pm|
July 9, 2012 3:00-5:00 pm
August 13, 2012 3:00-5:00 pm
September10, 2012 3:00-5:00 pm
October 8, 2012 3:00-5:00 pm
November12, 2012 3:00-5:00 pm
December 10, 2012 3:00-5:00 pm
January 14, 2013 3:00-5:00 pm
February 11, 2013 3:00-5:00 pm
March 11, 2013 3:00-5:00 pm
April 8, 2013 3:00-5:00 pm
May 13, 2013 3:00-5:00 pm
June 10, 2013 4:00-6:00 pm
Charter School Board Members: Milwaukie Academy of the Arts
Tim Taylor — Director of Milwaukie Academy of the Arts.
Christy Carl is our current 2012-13 MAA board President. She is a wellness counselor in private practice and works with clients individually and in classes teaching body/mind/spirit skills that create health and well being. Her education includes a BS degree in nursing from Oregon Health Sciences University, a MS in health administration from University of Portland, and is a licensed minister with the Lorian Association. Christy has worked as a school nurse, a corporate wellness consultant, a medical clinic administrator, a college professor, and a pediatric advise nurse. She has served on numerous nonprofit boards, co founded a parent/teacher co-op elementary school and is a strong believer in project based learning and the value of the arts. Having experienced many things in life she finds being a mom the best job of all.
|Jean Breiling grew up in Connecticut, moved to Portland in 1979 and is the current MAA board Secretary. She is married and has two students attending MAA. Currently employed as a Veterinary Technician, Jean has worked in Human Resources, for the Girl Scout Council as a volunteer coordinator and been an Elementary Afterschool Program coordinator. An avid volunteer she has had the opportunity to serve as a Big Sister, a Friends of Trees Crew leader, a Tree Liaison for the City of Portland, volunteered with the Downspout Disconnection Team and the Feral Cat Coalition and been a Girl Scout Troop Leader for 10 years. Now a key volunteer for MAA she formerly was a parent volunteer in Waldorf and Montessori schools.|Anna Doty serves as the 2012-13 MAA board Treasurer. She has worked for Signature Graphics Inc. and their subsidiaries for the last 10 years as an accountant. Mother of three artistic daughters; including a current freshman attending MAA and a MAA graduate from June 2012. Anna has been an active volunteer and fundraiser for da Vinci Arts Middle School in Portland, MHS Dance Team, PTSA, Grad Party and MAA. She enjoys being creative as well as attending art fairs, plays, dance team competitions and recitals. A long time Portland area resident, wishes they had found MAA sooner and are now proud to call Milwaukie ‘home’. After years of volunteering for the community in a variety of ways, Anna’s favorite phrase is “Let me add that to my list!”
Beth Ragel has a Master's Degree in Urban Planning and Community Development from Portland State University and has worked for the City of Milwaukie in the Community Services Department since June of 2005. She works with the City’s neighborhood associations, coordinate events and volunteers, and is the staff liaison to the Milwaukie Arts Committee-deemed "artMOB". As a volunteer Beth has served in several capacities: As a Lunch Buddy at Milwaukie Elementary School, as a member of Milwaukie Rotary Club, and as the social media intern at Portland Open Studios. Beth says, “I enjoy working in Milwaukie for its small-town feel and sense of history. I love the variety in my job and all the wonderful volunteers I get to work with regularly. I particularly love working with artMOB for their creativity, vision, sense of humor, and passion for making Milwaukie a better place. I am excited to serve on the Milwaukie Arts Academy Board and believe that my connections in the City and in the national and regional arts administration world will be useful to MAA. I am impressed by the passion of the teachers and administration and inspired by the talent and work ethic demonstrated by the students.”
|Terry Whisler has served on the MAA Board as President, Vice President and General Member since Spring of 2010. His daughter is currently a MAA senior. Mr. Whisler has lived in the Portland area since 1992 and in Milwaukie since 2006. He has a background in environmental consulting and capital project planning and finance. Mr. Whisler is especially concerned with strengthening participation of the MAA parent-body and promoting recognition and continuation of MAA's exceptionally strong science and math curriculum. |
|Cheryl Hangland-Skill is serving her first year on the MAA board and has a sophomore son attending MAA.|
| Mark Pinder – Principal of Milwaukie High School |