Maureen Flannery Spang - Board Chair

Maureen Flannery Spang is a Central Pennsylvania native.  She graduated from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts in 2001 with a degree in Political Science and minors in Russian and Asian Studies.  Maureen attended the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law in Washington, D.C. and graduated magna cum laude in 2004.  After law school, she served as law cler...

k for the Honorable William W. Caldwell in the Federal District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.  Following her clerkship, Maureen took a position as an Assistant District Attorney with the Office of the District Attorney in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.  She remained in that position until moving to Franklin County in 2014.  She currently continues to do work for the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office.

Maureen was first introduced to Totem Pole Playhouse as child when she attended A Christmas Carol with family friends who lived in Chambersburg.  She has enjoyed attending performances at the playhouse throughout the years.  Maureen joined the Board in 2014. Along with her husband and daughter, Maureen looks forward to many exciting seasons at the playhouse.

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Lindsay Griggs - Board Vice Chair

K. Lindsay Griggs is a graduate of Towson University with a BS in Business Administration. Upon Graduation, she attended Officer Training School for the United States Air Force and was selected for the specialty of Human Intelligence Officer. She served for 16 years and resigned her commission at the rank of Major. She considers herself a world citizen having traveled...

extensively to over 16 countries experiencing many wonderful cultures.  While raising her three children in North Carolina, she actively engaged in every aspect of backstage theatre life, specifically lights, sound, costumes, props, set building, and fundraising at Cape Fear Regional Theatre for over 15 years. Also, she has directed or assisted on numerous young children theatre productions.  Finally, she is an avid theatre goer who believes live theatre is essential to every community!

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Jim Kampstra - Board Secretary

Jim grew up in Chambersburg and has fond memories attending the Totem Pole Playhouse with his parents as a youth.  Jim graduated from The Pennsylvania State University in 2008 with a Bachelors of Science degree in Finance, and began working for the Leonard J. Ferrara Company, a financial services firm located in Gettysburg following graduation.  Jim purchased the bu...

siness from Len Ferrara in 2012, now re-branded as Kampstra Wealth Management.  Jim’s primary focus as a wealth manager is consulting with business owners on their personal and business’ financial issues. Over the past twelve years, Jim has earned numerous industry certifications and accreditations including the Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®) designation and the Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) designation.  Jim enjoys being involved in the community and currently serves as a board member and Treasurer for the Adams County Community Foundation.  Jim and his wife Kelly currently reside in Fayetteville with their daughter Audrey and son Vance.  Jim joined the Totem Pole Board of Directors in 2019.

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Gary D. Snyder, CPA - Board Treasurer

Gary D. Snyder, CPA is a Manager with Smith Elliott Kearns & Company, LLC. Gary is a graduate of Shippensburg University and joined Smith Elliott Kearns & Company in 1996.  He specializes in providing audit services to nonprofit, healthcare, and financial institution clients. Gary and his wife, Jennifer, reside in Chambersburg, with their daughter Bethany and son Adam.  Gary joined the Tot...

em Pole Board of Directors in 2019.

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Issac Bucher - Board Member

Isaac Bucher, a Gettysburg native, is owner of Mister Ed’s Elephant Museum and Candy Emporium in Orrtanna. He attended Penn State University, earning a degree in Agricultural Science with a minor in International Agriculture and completing graduate coursework in Agricultural and Extension Education.

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igh School, Lebanon County (2008 Lebanon County Teacher of the Year), Isaac moved home to become general manager of Mister Ed’s in 2008. He and his wife purchased Mister Ed’s in 2014. He enjoys hosting community events for children and meeting customers from across the country.

In addition to the Totem Pole Playhouse board, Isaac is a Gettysburg Adams Chamber of Commerce Ambassador, committee chair for Taste of the Town Gettysburg, elder at Lower Marsh Creek Presbyterian Church and member of the Adams County Young Professionals.

Isaac was introduced to Totem Pole Playhouse more than a decade ago and was impressed by the professional performances of unique theater in his own backyard. An avid theater-goer, Isaac loves taking quick trips to NYC as well as traveling the world with his wife Nicole and son Larkin.

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Dr. Wesley R. Fugate - Board Member

Dr. Wesley R. Fugate began service as the 20th president of Wilson College in Chambersburg, PA in January of 2020. 

Since coming to Wilson, Fugate has steered Wilson through the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic challenges. Under his leadership, the College launched a new strategic plan, Future Wilson: The Ph...

oenix Rises. As a result of this planning process, the College has created six undergraduate majors, one degree completion program, one graduate program, one endorsement, and one certificate program. Additionally, Fugate has created the President’s Commission on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and appointed task groups seeking to help strengthen Wilson’s financial position. 

Prior to his appointment at Wilson, Fugate served Randolph College in Lynchburg, Va. in a variety of roles: vice president for student affairs and dean of students; vice president and chief of staff, and secretary of the Board of Trustees; and interim vice president for enrollment management. Previously, Fugate served as deputy chief of staff for planning and education policy to the governor of Kentucky; director of events for a national political party’s victory efforts, where he coordinated events for the president, vice president and first lady of the United States, as well as a myriad of other high-ranking officials; adviser to the Interfraternity Council at the University of Georgia; and director of program advancement for Kentucky’s Governor’s Scholars Program. 

Fugate is passionate about giving back to the communities and organizations with which he is affiliated. He is a member of the board of directors for Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society and Educational Foundation, the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (AICUP), Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce, the Franklin County Housing Authority, the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC), and the Phi Kappa Tau Foundation, for which he is the immediate past chair. He is past president of the Endstation Theatre Company board of directors, past chair of the Lynchburg Beacon of Hope board of directors, past treasurer of the National Association of Presidential Assistants in Higher Education (NAPAHE) board of directors, past member of the Association of Governing Boards (AGB) Board Professionals Leadership Group and a past board member of the Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity, Kentucky’s Governor’s Scholars Program, the Centre College Alumni Association, Jenny Wiley Theatre, and the Kentucky Theatre Association. 

Fugate and his husband Cody Ward, an international education and student development professional, reside on campus in Sharpe House along with their cat, Miss Scarlet, an unofficial mascot of Wilson.

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Niki Hinckle - Board Member

Niki Hinckle is the Senior Vice President of Physician Services for Summit Health, an affiliate of WellSpan.   For the six years, Niki has been responsible for strategic planning and development of provider services to ensure that Summit Health is meeting the health care needs of the community.

Prior to this time, she held several positions in the healthcare field within Summit along with m...

anagement positions in Hagerstown, Maryland.  She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and an MBA from Frostburg University.  Her professional affiliations include The American College of Healthcare Executives, the American Academy of Professional Coders and the Healthcare Financial Management Association. She is a Certified Medical Practice Executive through the Medical Group Management Association, advanced lean certified through Virginia Mason Institute, a certified professional coder and a Board Member for Summit Surgery Center.

Niki and her husband, Tyson reside in Hagerstown, MD and have two grown sons, both currently serving in the military.  When Niki is not at work she enjoys running, outdoor concerts, baseball games and spending time with her children and family.

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Lisa Hogue - Board Member

Lisa Hogue is a native to Chambersburg who graduated from CASHS. As an adolescent, she had the opportunity to live abroad in Italy for 3 years as a military dependent.  Lisa was able to immerse herself in their culture. This is where she learned to appreciate all degrees of the Arts. Lisa began her career at F&M Trust in 2008. Lisa has attended PA Bankers School of Banking and PA Advance School...

of Banking. She is currently a Community Office Manager for two local offices.  Lisa and her husband, Darryl, reside in Greencastle PA and have two adult children. In her free time, my family and I enjoy the theatre, movies, spending time with family and Walt Disney World.

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Chris Bailey - Board Member

Chris Bailey is a Chambersburg transplant originally from Lynchburg, Virginia. He graduated from James Madison University with a degree in theatre and has held multiple arts administration positions including managing director of Endstation Theatre Company, managing director of the Virginia Theatre Association, and communications specialist for the Southeastern Theatre Conference. Currently, he is t...

he assistant director of marketing and communications at Wilson College and freelances as a graphic designer and marketing consultant. In his free time, he enjoys cheering on the Baltimore Orioles but enjoys any ballgame he can attend. He joined the Totem Pole Playhouse board in November 2023 and looks forward to a successful season.

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Caryl Schmitz - Board Member

Caryl Schmitz grew up in Brooklyn, then New Jersey. She graduated from Penn State University with a degree in nursing and a commission in the US Army Nurse Corp. After 5 years of active duty, she and her husband settled in Gettysburg, where they raised their 3 children. Their children have careers in Rocket Science, Musical Theatre and Medicine; she recently became a Grandma! She and her husband hav...

e an anesthesia business which Caryl manages. Caryl has held several leadership positions in the American Medical Association Alliance, currently chairing a committee on the membership council. She has also been involved on several local charitable organizations over the years in Gettysburg, currently the Community Cats TNR program and the Adams County Medical Society Alliance. She is a wine enthusiast by hobby and enjoys skiing, camping, hiking and traveling to be with her childrens’ families.

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Kevin L. Schoenberger - Board Member

Kevin L. Schoenberger was born and raised in Chambersburg, PA and is a 1989 graduate of Shippensburg University where he earned a B.A. degree in economics.  Kevin now lives in Mercersburg, PA with his wife Kelly where they raised their three children.  Before joining the Totem Pole Playhouse board, Kevin has served as Director for the First Community Bank of Mercers...

burg, the Tuscarora Education Foundation, the Mercersburg Area Community Chorus,  the Tuscarora Youth Soccer Club and is the recipient of the 2018 “Business Person of the Year” award from the Tuscarora Chamber of Commerce.   Kevin’s earliest memories of Totem Pole is sitting in the audience as a child as his father played drums in “the pit” for the many musicals.  Some 40 plus years later he is honored to serve on the Totem Pole Board of Directors to assure that the theater will be here for many generations to come.

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Robin Wakefield - Board Member

Robin Wakefield is a native of Fulton County, PA. She graduated from Central Penn College with a degree in Business, Travel & Tourism. Robin had a 15-year career with JLG Industries in Hagerstown, MD, most recently as Manager of Sales Administration. She later obtained her Real Estate Salesperson license in Pennsylvania and Maryland and worked as a Realtor from 2003 until 2015 with Jack Gaughen ...

Realtor ERA. Robin has competed in several cooking competitions throughout the country and enjoys all aspects of the culinary world.  She and husband Matt and two sons reside in McConnellsburg and have been a part of numerous Totem Pole performances over the past 10 years.  Her fondest memories of Totem Pole Playhouse were watching her young sons perform on the stage at this Franklin County treasure.  She enjoys working to preserve and promote live theatre, foster community theatre support, and help to pave the road for a bright future for Totem Pole Playhouse.

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Judy Young - Board Member

A native Pennsylvanian, Judy came to Chambersburg in 1959 to attend Wilson College, where she met her husband, Richard. Following graduation in 1963 Judy began teaching at Grandview Elementary School in Greenvillage PA, and received her M.Ed. degree from Shippensburg U in 1967. She retired from a most rewarding 45-year teaching/school librarian career in 2008. Judy and Dick lived away from Chambersb...

urg 1972-2012, returning “Home” to Central Presbyterian, Wilson, family and friends after 40 years. Now happy residents of Penn National, Judy declares that yes, you can go back home again!

As self-proclaimed theater groupie/geek/nerd, she is happy to be adding Totem Pole Playhouse to her list of activities, which include Central Presbyterian (ordained as Elder in the Presbyterian Church) and Grove Family Library. A proud Wilson College Alumna, she is a member of the college’s Magazine Advisory Board, and lends supports to the Wilson College choir and a Capella group, “The Diversitones,” a hangover from when she was a Wilson “Ten Tone” in the 60’s. Her passion for theater and music have remained strong; she and Dick are loyal season subscribers to TPP, returning numerous times during those 40 years away, to attend TP productions with family and friends, keeping up a tradition that goes back to the days of the Stapleton-Putch dynasty. And saving the best for last, they are the parents of 2 sons and grandparents of three great kids!

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