The Alamo Theatre Arts Council Board of Directors is comprised of volunteers in the San Antonio community and its surrounding areas.  

Our mission is to recognize and celebrate the work of our local theater artists and to stimulate and
encourage the pursuit of excellence in artistic and production standards.


Isidro Medina


Benjamin Farrar

Executive Vice President

Belinda Harolds

Gala Vice President

Michelle D. Burnett

Judging Vice President

Sami Serrano Bassig


Byrd Bonner


Alejandro Pesina Ortega

Theatre Liaison


Kareem Abu Dahab

Laura T. Garza

Blake Hamman

Marsha Warren

Nerryl Williams



Isidro Medina (Chair), Belinda Harolds, Benjamin Farrar

Gala Awards 

Beilnda Harolds (Chair), Benjamin Farar, Sami Serrano Bassig

Judging Affairs

Michelle D. Burnett (VP/Chair/Judge Coordinator), Alejandro Pesina (Theatre Liaison),

Finance and Development

Byrd Bonner, Isidro Medina


Sponsorships and Sponsors:  Isidro Medina, Benjamin Farrar

Ballot Review Team: Michelle D. Burnett, Isidro Medina, Alejandro Pesina, and Byrd Bonner, Ex-Officio

Marketing and Social Media Manager: Isidro Medina, Benjamin Farrar

Webmaster: Benjamin Farrar, Isidro Medina

Video & Print Production: Benjamin Farrar

Board Selection

Director Selection Procedures:

  1. Applications are solicited from prospective board members.

  2. Applications are reviewed by all current board members.

  3. Applicants are voted on by the current board.

Director Qualifications:

  1. A willingness to serve.

  2. The availability to serve.

  3. A genuine interest in the mission of the organization to celebrate excellence in local theatre.

  4. The directors must be open-minded and non -biased toward all theatre organization, genres of literature and styles of production.

Director Tenures:

  1. Director tenures are suggested to be Three Years with at least One Year off before being eligible for another board term.

Director Removal:

  1. A director may be removed after three consecutive absences from scheduled meetings when there has been no communication from the director to the president about an upcoming absence.

  2. A director may be removed by the board for violations of the code of ethics policies.

  3. A director may be removed by the board for failure to perform assigned tasks when there has been no communication from the director to the president or committee chair directly involved with the assignment.