About Us: Board

Administrative Director

Caroline Kurz


2019 Board of Directors

Barbra West, President

Deborah Derrick Gass, Treasurer

Kerry Haney, Secretary

Jessica Cardiff

Angela Harrington

Charlotte Nelson

Loreen Pettit



(L to R): Caroline Kurz (GCB Administrative Director), Tom Bensen (Executive Director, ARTS Missoula), and Barbra West (RN, St. Patrick Hospital) receiving the 2017 STAR Award.


Deborah Gass (Workforce Consultant, Missoula Job Service)



Jessica Cardiff (Licensed Clinical Social Worker)



Angela Harrington (Legislative Affairs Coordinator, USDA Forest Service)



Loreen Pettit (Neonatologist, Community Medical Center)


(Kerry Haney, Pharmacy faculty, University of Montana)

(Charlotte Nelson, Internal Medicine Hospitalist, Providence St. Patrick Hospital)


Thank You Volunteers!

The Nutcracker production would not be possible without the dedication of countless volunteers, especially parents, who serve on the following committees:

  • Backstage
  • Cast Party
  • Concessions
  • Costumes
  • Donor Fundraising
  • Dressing Rooms
  • Flowers
  • Merchandise
  • Performance Fee Fundraiser
  • Scenery & Props
  • School Show (K-8)
  • Sign Up
  • Tickets
  • Ushers


The GCB Board depends on this spirit of community, and thanks everyone for their commitment to this holiday tradition.