Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts welcomes two new board members

  • Cathy Richardson, lead singer of Jefferson Starship, is one of two new board members for the Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts.

    Cathy Richardson, lead singer of Jefferson Starship, is one of two new board members for the Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts. Courtesy of Glass and Grain Photography

 
 
Updated 7/7/2022 8:50 AM

The Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts recently announced the addition of two new members to its board of directors.

"We are delighted to welcome two outstanding individuals to our ever-expanding board of directors. Their dedication to our mission, insight, and professional experience will be impactful as we propel forward with big changes." said Laura Michaud, board secretary/treasurer.

 

Grammy-nominated lead singer of Jefferson Starship since 2008, Cathy Richardson was born in Burr Ridge and attended Hinsdale Central High School. Her career has varied from commercial jingles and off-Broadway stage productions to creating and self-releasing seven albums.

"I am thrilled to not only bring my array of skills and experience to the ECPA Board but to also to see this incredible vision come to life for my community," said Richardson, who has lived in Elmhurst since 1995.

Cheryl Peterson is a new board member for the Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts
Cheryl Peterson is a new board member for the Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts

Cheryl Peterson grew up in Addison, attended Elmhurst University, and completed her graduate studies at DePaul University. She is a certified public accountant with the DuPage Water Commission. She enjoys supporting the arts and was most recently on the board of directors for Elmhurst Children's Theatre. She admires the creative talent and bravery of those in the performing arts world and looks forward to helping the Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts achieve its goals. Cheryl, her husband, and her son reside in Elmhurst.

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The Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts continues to expand the board of directors, seeking a diverse perspective in individuals who are passionate about the performing arts and believe in the mission.

Dedicated individuals are needed in the areas of fundraising, legal, marketing, finance, and real estate/development/construction management, to name a few.

For questions regarding the board, email ECPAElmhurst@gmail.com

The Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. It is a long-term investment for communities of the western suburbs with strong ties to local businesses and residents. To learn more, become a donor, volunteer, or sponsor, visit www.ecpa-elmhurst.org.

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