Dunes Arts Foundation elects 2022 board of directors

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The Dunes Arts Foundation operates the Dunes Summer Theatre (Photo provided by the Dunes Arts Foundation)

The Dunes Arts Foundation has elected its 2022 board of directors.

Board officers include:

  • Kathleen Dolio Thorson, founder and president of KDT Designs Inc., president
  • Andy Neal, director of operations, Northern Indiana Education Foundation, vice president
  • Richard Sabones, retired banking executive, treasurer
  • Elise Kermani, sound media artist and filmmaker and artistic director of MiShinnah Productions, secretary/managing director
  • Steve Scott, artistic director, Dunes Arts Foundation

Members at large include:

  • Dale Cooper, community relations manager, LaPorte County Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Clarence Hulse, executive director, Economic Development Corp. Michigan City, Indiana
  • Dale Maher, real estate agent, Coldwell Banker
  • Lisa Torgerson, seasoned fundraiser for arts organizations in Chicago and member of the DAF development committee.
  • Laurie Wink, public relations

The Dunes Arts Foundation, which operates Dunes Summer Theatre and Education Programs, was incorporated in 1951.


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