Martin grew up in Walla Walla, attended Walla Walla Public Schools, and, when in high school,worked with Paul Wickline who taught drama and speech and who appeared numerous times on The Little Theatre stage. Martin graduated from Washington State University with a degree in Political Science which provided valuable background for managing federal programs for two local school districts. He most recently served as Project Director for 21st Century Community Learning Center for College Place Public Schools. Martin brings a wealth of skills to the Executive Director position. During ten years working with the 21st Century Community Learning projects, he gained expertise in grant writing, program administration, and fiscal management, as well as recruitment and training of personnel. Martin’s primary responsibilities will are fundraising and working with board members, volunteers, and patrons to return The Little Theatre to its prominence of offering live theatre to the local community. He is particularly eager to build on the theatre’s increasing emphasis on programs for local youth. Martin has been the Executive Director of the LTWW since August 1, 2022.
The Little Theatre of Walla Walla is a 501(c)(3), volunteer-driven organization. Our Board of Directors is comprised of twelve elected and two appointed members from our community. The Board of Directors and the Executive Director function as a team in the overall operation of the theatre. If you would like to contact anyone on the board, please click their name to send an email. To contact our Executive Director please call our main office.
Board of Directors
* A non-board member in an appointed position.
Finance Committee (formally the Board of Trustees)
The Finance Committee is a standing committee which includes both Board and non-Board members, and
is thus an advisory committee under the Washington Nonprofit Corporation Act. Its purpose is to steward the financial resources of the Little Theatre of Walla Walla. The Finance Committee is charged with providing recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding the management of the organization’s financial investments, including the Endowment Fund, Designated Assets and Undesignated or Unrestricted Assets. In addition, the Committee will formulate an annual budget for the consideration of
the Board of Directors, and offer recommendations on other financial matters.
* A non-voting member in an appointed position.
Chair & Treasurer