Mary Roberts, a resident of Neahkahnie, has been elected President of the Board of Directors of the Hoffman Center for the Arts in Manzanita.
“Art is an integral part of a healthy, thriving, happy community and the Center offers wonderful opportunities for creativity,” she said. “I’m thrilled to serve at such an exciting time. The board is focused on serving our community even better while keeping the Center accessible.”
Roberts joined the Hoffman board in Nov. 2017, after becoming an active volunteer and participant in the Clay Studio and overseeing improvements in the Center’s Gallery.
Roberts earned a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in management from Portland State University. From 1995 to 2005, she served as CEO of Rejuvenation Inc. in Portland. Prior to that, she was Chief Operating Officer for Hanna Andersson, also in Portland.
In the non-profit world, Roberts has served on the boards of the Women’s Foundation of Oregon, the Bicycle Transportation Alliance, the Natural Step Network, Transition Projects, Artist’s Repertory Theater, the New Rose Theater, and Northwest Business for Culture and the Arts.