Board of Governors

Christine Mehner, President

After directing The Philadelphia Story at CTC, Chris joined the Board of Governors as Chair of Membership Committee 2019. Chris earned her BA and Master of Fine Arts degree in Motion Picture Production from the University of California, Los Angeles.  She is a multi-award-winning independent filmmaker and has held teaching positions at Loyola Marymount University, California State University, and was a visiting artist at the University of Santa Cruz, California. She also brings years of experience in the financial service industry.  Molnar -Mehner Financial & Insurance Services, Inc., set up retirement plans for employers and employees of small and medium sized businesses.   Currently, she is working with her production company, Sweet Life Productions, writing and producing a screenplay based on a true story.  Contact Chris at  chris@cascadestheatrical.org.

Gloria Hegidio, Vice President

Gloria is a Florida native and now retired speech-language pathologist. Gloria  was cast as Margaret Lord in CTC’s 2019 production of The Philadelphia Story which brought her talents back to the community theatre world.  Throughout the years, Gloria has been involved in community theatre in Florida, California and Texas where a few past roles included:  Alma, The Eccentricities of a Nightingale; Sophie, The Star Spangled Girl; Janet, Wally’s Café; and Anne, A Little Night Music.  Gloria is honored to bring her experience to CTC’s Board of Governors, which she joined in December 2019.  

Contact Gloria at  gloria@cascadestheatrical.org.

Michael Futterman- Treasurer

Michael has served on the Board since 2014, and was introduced to CTC by his son, Will.  Michael is a retired real estate executive with substantial board experience, serving on the boards of Avalon Bay Communities, a real estate investment trust, Dollar Dry Dock Savings Bank of New York,  American Realty Capital (a real estate investment and finance company), and the nonprofit organization The International Center of Photography of New York. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from Carnegie-Mellon and a JD from Georgetown Law. Michael has a major interest in CTC corporate governance, fund-raising, membership and finance. Michael resides with his wife, Cornelia, in Wellington, Florida, spends summers in Bend, and, when not in Bend, participates in board meetings telephonically.