Chesapeake Arts Center Board of Directors FY 2013


  • Ned Carey, President

    BWI Airport Chief Administrative Officer
    Board of Education Appointee

  • Robin Sokoloski,Vice President 
    Director of Mission Assurance, Northrop Grumman
  • George Maloney, Treasurer
    President, Helix Construction Services
  • Mary Toth, Secretary
    Arts Consultant
  • Pat Barland
    Retired Sr. Planner, AA Co.
  • Danny Boyd
    President, Boyd & Dowgiallo, PA
  • Joan Cadden
    Former MD State Delegate
  • Brian V. Furr
    Director of Health Services
  • Temisha Kinard
    Principal, Brooklyn Park Middle School
  • Brenda Fraley Hodgson
    President, Permit Services
  • Lauren Parker
    Register of Wills, Anne Arundel County
  • Tony Topita
    Vice President, Sandy Springs Bank & County Executive Appointee
  • Lou L. Zagarino
    President, Whitehall Management Group
  • Belinda Fraley Huesman
    Executive Director

  • Erin Tarpley
    Education Director

  • Sue McClare
    Office Manager

  • Emily Forgo
    Graphic Designer Director

  • Nicole Parsons
    Marketing Director

  • Mary Manning
    Operations Director

  • Deb Hofler


About the Chesapeake Arts Center

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The Chesapeake Arts Center (CAC) is a 58,000 sq. ft. multi-discipline arts facility located in Northern Anne Arundel County, just inside the Baltimore beltway. Our facility houses an 752-seat Hammonds Lane Theatre, a 120-seat Studio 194 Theatre, gallery space, ceramics lab, dance studios, music room, scene-shop and classrooms.


Chesapeake Arts Center Facilities

  • Hammonds Lane Theatre


    An 752-seat wheelchair accessible theatre featuring a state of the art sound system, lighting and stage area. If you would like to rent the Hammonds Lane Theatre, please call or email Mary Manning at or P:410-636-6597. Hammonds Lane Theatre Price Packet

  • Studio 194

    The Studio 194 room, located at the rear of our facility, is a 120-seat raised-level seating area with removable seating, and wheelchair access. The Studio  is an ideal location for smaller productions, concerts, meetings and rehearsals. If interested in renting the Studio 194 room,  please call or email Mary Manning at or P:410-636-6597. Studio 194 Theatre Price Packet

  • Exhibit Gallery


    Chesapeake Arts Center has recently dedicated a space as a gallery for art exhibits. The space has three walls, one is 24’ long x 9-1/4’ high and the remaining two are 16’ long x 9'1/4’ high. There are two adjustable shelving units that can display 3-D artwork and numerous pedestals.  For more information, please contact Mary Manning,

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Support the Chesapeake Arts Center!

Looking to fulfill your passion with the arts and help support your local community? Volunteer at the Chesapeake Arts Center! We have many benefits to offer here at the CAC! In addition to working around creative, fun people, there are some nice perks to donating your time at the CAC: for example, every volunteer qualifies for a free family membership after working 2 shows! To volunteer please email Deb Hofler at or Call: 410-636-6597 for more information.

Personal Benefits:

  • Congenial Work Environment
  • Serving the Community
  • Seeing a Show for Free
  • Fulfilling Your Inner Artistic Passions

Yearly Benefits:

  • After 20 hours a Family Membership
  • After 40 hours Personalized Name Badge
  • After 60 hours a Gold leaf
  • After 80 hours all of the above benefits, plus 4 complimentary tickets to selected CAC Show

CAC would like to thank the following sponsors

Click icons for more information on each of these organizations. For information regarding corporate sponsorships, please call or email Belinda Fraley Huesman at ; P:410-636-6597.