Dan Tate

Position: Board President

Dream Role Theatre or Life: Javert

Associate of Science from WSU

​Work:America First, Compliance​

Eric Ludlow
Position: At LArge Member

Dream Role Theatre or Life: 




OUr Board

Halee Rasmussen

Position: Treasurer

Dream Role Theatre or Life: I am living the dream.

Education: BFA University of Utah

​Work:Assistant Technical Director and Scenic Charge Artist University of Utah Department of Theatre

We are currently not accepting new Board Member Applications.  We encourage everyone interested in joining the board to join a committee below.

Mandie WOod Harris
Position: Education

Dream Role Theatre or Life: Beverly & Others - Come From Away

MA - Arts Administration from SUU.Bachelor’s - Musical Theatre, Theatre Education, & minor in English Education from WSU.

​Work:Theatre/English teacher at Snowcrest Jr. High​

Erin Roring
Position: PAST President

Dream Role Theatre or Life: Narrator (Joseph…) /Pastry Chef

BS in Business from Utah State University

​Work:Stay-at-home Mom of 6​

Our Board Committees are looking for volunteers.   Each committee with the help of Board Members is an important part of the growth and stability of OPPA!.  

Interested in Joining the board or helping on a Board committee?

New Board Member APplications

Heather Ann Jackson
Position: Fundraising

Dream Role Theatre or Life: Marguerite in Scarlet Pimpernel

MFA of English from WSU, Masters Certificate of Education from WSU, BS in Family Studies and Psychology from USU

​Work:English teacher at Syracuse High School​

Bettina Smith Edmondson


Dream Role Theatre or Life: Independent Consultant

MBA, Weber State University; BS, University of Utah

​Work:Member, Layton City Council; Healthcare Consultant, Optum​

Amanda Larsen
Position: Ex Officio Member

Dream Role Theatre or Life: Miss Hanigan


​Work: Costume Shop Manager & Designer at OPPA​

Rachel Helwig

Position: Vice President

Dream Role Theatre or Life: Cassie in A Chorus Line

Education: BA- Theatre Arts- San Jose State University. MA- secondary Education, Univ of Phoenix

​Work:Layton High School- Theatre Arts​

Chris Larsen

​Position: Secretary

Dream Role Theatre or Life: Cervantes from Man of La Mancha

Education: PhD, Inorganic Chemistry, University of New Mexico

​Work:BAE Systems, Program Manager

Committee Member APplications