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WBTT Names New Trustee, Announces 2021-2022 Board

Michele Hooper, president and CEO of The Directors' Council and vice-chair of the Smithsonian National Board, joins WBTT's 17-member board.

By Staff June 8, 2021

Michele Hooper

Michele Hooper

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe (WBTT) has announced its 2021-2022 board of trustees. New to the board this year is Michele J. Hooper. Hooper will serve with trustees Cheryl Anderson (treasurer), Ali Bahaj, Chris Caswell, J.D. (secretary), Kitty Cranor, Michael Gardiner, Sy Goldblatt, Doris A. Johnson (chair), Penelope Kingman, Margie Nellum Lee, Dr. John Maupin, Howard Millman, Dr. Randall Morgan, Marian Moss (vice chair), Mona Rankin, Dona Scott, Eva Slane and Lois Watson. Marvin Albert will become a member of WBTT’s honorary board of trustees.

Hooper is the president and CEO of The Directors’ Council, which consults with major companies to improve the effectiveness of their corporate governance. With more than 30 years of corporate board experience, she is an audit committee financial expert who currently serves on the corporate boards of UnitedHealth Group and United Airlines; previously she served on the boards of PPG Industries, Target Corporation, Seagram’s, Warner Music Group and AstraZeneca. She is currently vice chair of the Smithsonian National Board and a board member of the Van Wezel Foundation.

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