Marty Walters —
Marty is a semi-professional violinist, violist, and classical mandolin player who studied at Oberlin College and Conservatory while preparing for a career in environmental science. She’s raised three kids in Plumas County and is deeply committed to making performing arts accessible to kids and adults for lifetime learning and fun. Marty has 34 years of corporate experience and service on non-profit boards, and she’s dedicated to transparency and good governance for Plumas Performing Arts.
Cathie has spent the last 70 years participating in dance, theater, and music in Plumas County. She started dancing at age 5 and was a munchkin in the Wizard of Oz. Cathy spent 25 years doing accounting for the Plumas County Office of Education and has served as chief business officer during that time. Her husband, Roger, is a famous Plumas County trumpeter who also plays the accordian and dabbles in one-handed piano.
Lana is a Portola High School Senior who was active in band and drama.
Aimee is an amateur vocalist and is passionate about local performing arts, music, and art instruction in the schools. She joined the Plumas Performing Arts board to support a wide range of local talent in Plumas County. Aimee comes from a musical family and is a parent of two talented musicians who grew up participating in Beanstalk Players and are stock players in local plays. Aimee sings through her day and dances in the kitchen.
Tristan is a student at Quincy Junior/Senior High School. He plays saxophone, flute, clarinet, and other various instruments in the high school concert band. Tristan has also conducted the High Sierra Community Orchestra for several performances. McMichael has actively been working to rebuild the music program in Quincy’s schools. He has been nationally recognized for this work by NSHSS with their national heart of the arts award. Tristan has also played in the stage bands for various theater productions at the West End Theatre. He has been in charge of various entities over time from being secretary/treasurer for his class to spearheading S-Club projects.
Amber is not a performing artist of any kind, although she is the mother of two musicians. She served as publicity chair for the Quincy PCO for over 8 years (as well as a stint as President) and is an amateur photographer. When not busy with other things, she is also a book blogger, avid reader, and loves to paint.