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Barbara Ingram School for the Arts Foundation
Barbara Ingram School for the Arts Foundation Announces New Board Members
HAGERSTOWN, Maryland, August 31, 2023—Barbara Ingram School for the Arts (BISFA) Foundation announces two new board members for this year. They include Erika Bell, owner/operator for Tribe Cold Press Juice Bar; and Wanda Mounts, CTFA, ATFA, Investment & Trust Services Relationship Manager for F&M Trust. Erika opened the Tribe Cold Press Juice Bar in downtown Hagerstown on Potomac Street two years ago, serving cold press juice, smoothies and a variety of baked goods. Wanda has served as the Investment & Trust Services Relationship Manager for F&M Trust for the past year and a half after being the Vice President of Trust Administration at The Family Heritage Trust Company for almost 14 years.
Heather Guessford is leaving the Barbara Ingram Foundation Board after many years of dedicated service.
Current Barbara Ingram School for the Arts Board of Directors include Dr. Ann Anders; Brittany K. Arizmendi; Laurie Bender; E. Kenneth Grove, Jr.; Steve Hummel; Al Martin; Denver Martin; Steven P. O’Farrell; Cynthia Perini; David R. Richardson; Dr. Teresa Roberts; Lisa Shank; Lara Shepherd; Ryan Smetzer; Shelly Strong; Steve Swayne; Toby Towson; Eddie Webb and Mia-Faire Williams. The Honorary Advisory Board Members include Mary Anne Burke, Katie Groh Fitzsimmons, Dr. Ira Lourie, Mrs. Theron Rinehart, Elizabeth Schulze and Patricia Stine. The Ex Officio Board Members are Elizabeth Alberding, Pieter Bickford, Dr. Robert Hovermale and Dr. David Sovine.
“As the new executive director for the BISFA Foundation, I am so excited to have such a great group of dedicated and supportive board members,” said Ally Sirbaugh. “I appreciate their enthusiasm and passion for the arts and specifically for the Barbara Ingram School.”
About Barbara Ingram School for the Arts Foundation
Founded in 2008, the Barbara Ingram School for the Arts (BISFA) Foundation advances exceptional arts’ education by providing resources and funding that support the Barbara Ingram School for the Arts public high school in Hagerstown, Maryland. Funds are provided for programs, such as master classes, artists in residency, student field trips and state-of-the-art instructional materials and technology. To learn more, call the Barbara Ingram School for the Arts Foundation at (240) 347-4934, or visit www.barbaraingramfoundation.org.