Our Team

Donna Gority

Donna Gority

Chairperson, ArtsAltoona

Chairperson of ArtsAltoona, former Blair County Commissioner.

George Sackandy

George Sackandy

George is a frustrated carver and sculptor. And is looking forward to the day when there is live music in Altoona 7 days a week.

Ken Decker

Ken Decker

Ken would like to walk across PA with his camera before his legs give out. He is old but not older. Rooted in Altoona, committed to the vision.

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Pam Snyder-Etters

Arts Executive, Muralist, Artist, Arts Advocate, Collegiate Soccer Coach, and Mommy. Enjoys traveling internationally with her Murals Talk program.

Dr. Stephanie Schroth

Stephenie Schroth, PhD

Director of Education

Stephenie is the Director of Education for ArtsAltoona. She holds a Ph.D. in Learning, Design, and Technology from the Pennsylvania State University. Stephenie enjoys acting, dancing, and singing.

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Shasta Langenbacher

Director of Marketing

Shasta takes photos and her new hobby is shouting expletives while attempting to sew. She also enjoys street fairs and a good rum cocktail.

Mike Holzer

Mike Holzer

Steering Committee; Technical Advisor

Mike Holzer is an ArtsAltoona Steering Committee member, serial hobbyist, and ukulele maven.

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Michael A DePiro

Altoona native and graduate of Full Sail University, Michael is the Webmaster & Designer of ArtsAltoona.org & the additional Calendar.ArtsAltoona.org

Charlie Wynn

Charlie Wynn

Administrative Assistant

Charlie Wynn is a newcomer to Altoona working locally in education. She is a singer, actor, director, and endeavoring choreographer who’s excited to be a part of this creative revival!

Emily Evey

Emily Evey

Staff Writer

Emily Evey is an actor, applied theatre practioner, writer, and arts adminstration overachiever.

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Kaleen Wolfe

Kaleen is a metalsmith with a specialty in custom dog nose pendants. Art has transformed her life, and she’s excited about what ArtsAltoona offers our community.

Tony DeGol

Tony DeGol

Monthly Contributor

Tony DeGol is thrilled to profile talented artists and engaging events for ArtsAltoona.