The Arkansas City Area Arts Council (ACAAC) has announced a job opening at the Burford Theatre. This position is a part-time operations manager position that would oversee the business aspects of the theater. The announcement comes on the heels of Michelle Zakharov’s decision to leave the Burford after six months. “My decision to leave the Burford was one of the hardest decisions I’ve had to make in a long time, and very personal,” Zakharov said in an interview Sept. 26. “My experience at the theater is really special. I dreamed of a job someday where I could exercise my creativity and share my many gifts.” Zakharov said that theater is her first love, making the Burford “a lovely place to bring (her) passion to life.” “It is a BIG job for anyone, and requires a lot of time away from a family,” she said. “At a different season in my life, it would be a totally different story.” Zakharov said she still intends to be involved with the Burford. “I fully intend to be as involved as I can be as a volunteer and I am committed to seeing a quality community theater become a reality in the future for the Burford,” she said. “This, of course, will take time and other like-minded individuals who want to see the same.” “Michelle Zakharov brought a wonderful energy, new ideas and...Read More
Day: September 27, 2017
Name: Darrin Green Position you are running for: Cowley College Board of Trustees Family members (e.g. spouse, children, grandchildren): I married Dr. Rhonda (Beeson) Green in 2003. We have two children. Our daughter is Marguerite (Maggie) Green, age 12.A seventh-grader at ACMS, she is involved with ACC Cheer and Prairie Voices. Our son is Everett Green, age 10. A sixth-grader at ACMS, he is involved in Boy Scouts Troop 328 and Ark City Rec Basketball. How long have you lived in Arkansas City? I was born and raised in Arkansas City. Graduated Ark City High in 1986. Attended Cowley College and received my degree in Industrial Supervision and Management. I left Ark City in 1996 pursuing a career as a project manager in the hotel energy management industry. I returned to Ark City in 2001 after 9/11 destroyed the hotel job market. Currently, I am the owner and manager of Double Eagle Firearms & Pawn and Green-Way Essentials. Have you served on any boards previously? I had the opportunity to serve on the Salvation Army Advisory Board, Chair of Cowley County Mental Health Board, and I am the current Chair of SouthWinds District of Quivira Council, Kansas, Boy Scouts of America. SouthWinds District serves southern Sedgwick, Cowley, Harper and Sumner counties. Why did you choose to run for this position? I want to see the college continue to thrive...Read More
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