Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Donna Lexa Art Centers is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. We are governed by a volunteer board of directors.

Elise Schmidt. Chair
Carl Wesley, Vice Chair
Matthew Ackermann , Secretary
Andrew Thomas, Treasurer

Troy Giles
Dr. Noel L’Esperance
Rosemary Pearson
DeAnne Price
Andrea Thomas

Joe Randa, Honorary Member

Joe Randa, son of Donna Lexa, and retired major league baseball player.

Joe Randa, son of Donna Lexa, and retired major league baseball player

Are You Interested in Becoming a Member of DLAC’s Board of Directors?

The following is a list of qualifications and responsibilities of the members of our Board:

Board Goal:  Help to ensure effective and fiscally-sound programs and operations by providing vision, leadership, and direction as a board member.


  • Commitment to the mission and programs of the organization
  • Specific experience or knowledge in at least one management area or a field related to the organization’s programs or services
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Adequate time availability


  • Understand the roles, responsibilities, and liabilities of serving on the Board.
  • Prepare for each Board meeting by reading material distributed prior to the meeting.
  • Attend all regular and special Board meetings and participate in the proceedings.
  • Serve actively on at least one committee—finance, board development, or fund raising.
  • Maintain knowledge of current programs of the organization.
  • Make a personal financial contribution to the organization, meeting the guidelines determined by the Board.
  • Participate in the fundraising efforts of the organization.
  • Share resources and talents, as well as expertise and contacts.
  • Serve as an advocate of the organization to various constituent groups.
  • Be accessible, at least by phone, to Directors, committee members, and the Executive Director.
  • Contribute at least two hours per month by attending Board and committee meetings, participating in Board-related activities, fulfilling committee assignments, etc.
  • Fulfill commitments within the agreed-upon deadlines.
  • Be loyal to the organization.
  • Hold in confidence any proprietary information given to Board Directors.
  • Take initiative and provide leadership.
  • Identify individuals for service on the Board or its committees.

If interested, please contact our Executive Director, Rosemary Pearson, at!