The Gladstone Mayor and City council established and appointed a five member Advisory Board in 2004 to oversee this community based organization. Founders Van and Susie Ibsen participated as non-voting members until 2014 when they decided to retire from the Gladstone Theatre in the Park program. Even though they are not active members, they still support GTIP by being a sponsor and providing rehearsal space.
The currently appointed Gladstone Theatre in the Park Advisory Council:
Julie Crawford – Chair Person
Lenette Johnson – Volunteer Coordinator
Teresa Farley – Audition Coordinator
Chelsea Rhodes – Production Coordinator
Carolyn Meyer – Secretary
In addition to these five members, Gladstone city employees Justin Merkey, Director of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts, and Susan Blattner, Recreation Supervisor, serve on this board as a non-voting members,