The Board

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 Lundegard—


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.


Aimee Heaney—


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.

Emma Beatley—


Emma Beatley. Emma is a sophomore at Quincy High School and joined our board in March. She plays piano and has been active in our community theater. She joined PPA because "I want to help create a strong performing arts community where young artists and musicians have a place to connect with others and learn and grow in skills."



Amber McMichael—


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.

Aidan Powers—


Aidan, a Student Board Member for PPA, is a sophomore at Quincy Junior-Senior High School and a member of the high school band.


In addition to band, he is active in football, soccer, S-Club, CSF and has participated in productions at Dramaworks.