STAAR’s Leadership Works with Volunteers to Bring Quality Programs to STAAR


Southern Tennessee Area Arts Repertory (STAAR) is a  501c3 corporation. Leadership of STAAR is undertaken by an Executive Director, Tammy Pierchoski, who acts upon the authority of the Board of Directors. The Executive Committee of the Board of Directors consists of the Chairman, Vice-Chairman, Immediate Past Chairman, Finance Chairman, Secretary and a representative of STAAR.

Board members include individuals with backgrounds and expertise in education, the arts, tourism development, local business, historic preservation, communications, venue design, construction and nonprofit management.

Non-voting Advisory Council members are selected due to their interest in various aspects of the operation of STAAR. The Advisory Council is composed of individuals offer a level of expertise that assists in meeting goals, addressing issues or introducing the organization to a broader audience.

All Board members and Advisory Council members serve without receiving any monetary compensation.

STAAR’s volunteers and advisors focus on the operation and management of the first floor facility, the theatrical organizations’ live performances, booking quality entertainment, expansion of the center’s arts education offerings and raising funds to ensure successful execution of the STAAR’s mission and goals.

A goal for the organization is to provide professional instruction coordination and training for STARR executive director, board members and volunteers and to develop resources for full-time staff consisting of an Executive Director, Marketing Director and Development Director.

Executive Committee


The  Southern Tennessee Area Arts Repertory (STAAR) executive committee is comprised of the following:

Chairman: Doug Wong, small business owner

Vice-Chairman: MaryAnn Trimble, retired educator

Immediate Past Chairman: Stanley Pierchoski, attorney

Finance Chairman: Stanley Pierchoski, attorney

Secretary: Stephnie Wood, small business owner

Would you like to serve on the board or become a volunteer?

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There’s a place for everyone!

There are many ways you can help. Here are a few of them.

• Join a Committee

• Become a Board Member

• Serve on the Advisory Committee

• Join the Fundraising Team

• Make a Donation

• Share this Website

• Attend Events that Support Our Mission

• Include STAAR Theatre in Your Estate Planning

• Donate Items of Use to STAAR

• Donate your Professional Expertise

• Donate Materials (ask what’s needed)

• Influence Others to Help