Staff & Board

A gathering of board, staff, and advisory council members stand tall spaces out among the trees. they wear face masks and brught colors that stand out with the brown background of bark, pine needles and a wooden long building behid and around them.
Laura Faure (board member), Bebe Miller (board president), Bobbie Gottschalk (board secretary), Jo Tibby (advisory council), and Molly Hess (associate director) gathered during the 2020 season spaced out among the trees to survey camp.

Board of Directors

Bebe Miller, Board President Artistic Director, Bebe Miller Company; Prof. Emerita of Dance, Ohio State Uni­versity, Columbus, OH

Laura Faure, Board Vice President Producing Director Emeritus of the Bates Dance Festival, Portland, ME

Margery Lieber, Board Treasurer, For­mer Associate General Counsel, National La­bor Relations Board, U.S. Government, Arling­ton, VA

Bobbie Gottschalk, Board Secretary Co-founder and former executive director, Seeds of Peace, Washington, DC

Carol Dilley, Chair, Department of Theater and Dance, Co-Director of Dance, Bates College

Angie Hauser, Dancer, Choreographer, Teacher. Professor of Dance, Smith College. Principle Collaborator, Bebe Miller Company. 

Alene Onion, Aquatic ecologist, Poestenkill NY


Molly Hess, Director, Bearnstow; Day Camp Director; dance artist and educator.

Eliza Malecki, Administrative Assistant, Boston based dancer, choreographer, and adminsitrator.

Advisory Council

Mary-Therese Duffy, Licensed Clinical Counselor, Raymond, ME

Sandra Merrick, Community Contact, Mount Vernon, ME

Jo Tibby, Community Contact, Mount Vernon, ME

Jim Van Abbema, Web Advisor, Wildlife Biologist, Bronx, NY