The Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center staff is a dedicated, diverse, small team of talented individuals who bring their energy and enthusiasm for the arts to work every day.

Scott Kenison

Scott KenisonMr. Kenison has over 30 years working in almost every aspect of theatre operations and production. During his tenure at the Atlas Performing Arts Center, Kenison played a key role in developing and renovating the 58,000 square foot facility, making the community-based center the cornerstone of the thriving H Street NE arts and entertainment district of Washington D.C. He was successful at increasing visibility for the arts in the region, building a diverse audience base through a highly-acclaimed arts festival, a summer film series, stagecraft training and apprenticeship programs, and arts enrichment opportunities for young people. These and other efforts helped fulfill Atlas’ mission to be an affordable venue for local professional, as well as fledgling arts groups. Kenison’s broad background includes all facets of the performing arts, from operations management, fundraising, and marketing, to producing and stage direction. Prior to joining Atlas, Kenison served as a management consultant for the Washington Savoyards, DC’s professional musical theater company, and oversaw ticket operations and audience services for Studio Theater in Washington D.C. and for Edwards and Edwards in New York City. He is a past member of the board of directors for Theater Alliance. He currently serves as Chair of Visit Tri Valley.

Reanna Bradford

Director of
Reanna BradfordMrs. Bradford first fell in love with non-profit organizations and their unique challenges when she worked for AchieveKids; a school for special needs children in Palo Alto California.  It was at AchieveKids she learned that non-profits, no matter the size, really do have a great impact on the community in which they serve.  This inspired her to continue helping non-profits keep their accounting clean, promote transparency, and remain stable so they can continue to focus on their mission.  She has over 15 years of accounting experience with expertise in small to mid-sized for profit and not for profit businesses. Mrs. Bradford has an MBA specializing in Accounting from National University and is a livelong Livermore resident.  In her free time, she enjoys catching at show at the Bankhead Theater, painting mugs at Café Art with her daughter, volunteering, helping her husband run his HVAC construction business, taking a class or two at Las Positas College and curling up on the couch with her two cats and a good book.

Chris Carter

Director of Development and
Chris CarterMr. Carter joined the LVPAC staff in November of 2014 after working more than eleven years at Saint Mary’s College of California, the last eight as a leader in the College’s development department. In his most recent role as director for alumni engagement and annual giving, Chris was responsible for the creation and implementation of a comprehensive alumni engagement and annual giving program designed to enrich and cultivate relationships with alumni, donors, parents and friends, and develop a large base of philanthropic support for the College. Chris serves on the board of directors for the Tri-Valley Nonprofit Alliance, and is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Chris has led and participated in multiple professional workshops and panels on event fundraising, strategic planning, data management and working with volunteer boards. His strengths include expertise in donor relations, annual giving, volunteer development, and fundraising programs.

Arthur Barinque

Events Manager/Food & Beverage
Mr. Barinque has 20 years of customer service experience and has spent the last 5 years working in nearly every aspect of the nonprofit and theater industry. He has a BA from San Francisco State University in Communications and an Associate’s Degree in Visual Communications from Las Positas College. He has worked as stage manager and MC for Tuesday Tunes, and as a Gallery Assistant at Ryan Fine Art Gallery here in Livermore. At the Bankhead, he has worked as House Manager, Graphic Design Assistant and Grant Writer.

Gary Brunclik

Production Manager —
Mr Brunclik brings a vast background in a range of production roles to the theater’s staff. He was professionally trained in music at the Wisconsin Conservatory of music and started his career as a musician playing in various local and regional bands. While performing, he learned to mix sound with his brother’s production company and then made the decision that he liked “eating and paying his bills more than I liked being a legend in my own mind,” and moved to the production side of the industry with Clearwing Productions, where he spent more than 30 years. He has traveled the world, managing over 20 global tours, managed NFL Super Bowl Tailgate parties, led production for the world’s largest outdoor music festival, and rounded out his experience with political rallies, sports related events, theater operations, and corporate productions. His broad expertise  encompasses theater, concerts, dance, product rollouts, touring, and venue operations with a focus on safety for performers, crew, staff and patrons.

Roberta Emerson

For nearly two decades, Ms. Emerson has provided marketing communications consulting and copywriting services to the performing arts industry.  Prior to working with LVPAC, she served on the board of directors for Festival Opera, initially as secretary and head of the marketing committee, before assuming the role of chair. During her tenure there, she participated on the finance, nominations, development, and events committees. Formerly Vice President of Corporate Communications for a high-tech equipment company in Silicon Valley, Ms. Emerson also served as chair for the local chapter of the Business Marketing Association, as well as treasurer on their international board of directors. An active volunteer, she has been an executive mentor for Mentiium 100, facilitated a parent-led art and music program for grades K-5, and provided marketing support and graphic design for the James Toland Vocal Arts Competition and other regional arts groups.

Steve Glavan, CFRE

Development Officer, Major
Mr. Glavan joined the LVPAC staff in 2019 after almost twenty years in nonprofit fundraising and management, the last four as an independent consultant. He has managed major gifts fundraising programs for such organizations as United Way Silicon Valley and Humane Society Silicon Valley. Steve currently serves on the board of directors for the Tri-Valley Nonprofit Alliance. He previously served on the board of the Association of Fundraising Professionals Silicon Valley Chapter and led that organization’s mentorship program for three years. In addition to his major gifts fundraising experience, Steve brings a love for the arts, having performed on stage in community theater productions, taught youth drama courses, and directed choirs for many years. A native of Oregon, Steve and his wife Caryl have made Pleasanton their home since 2006. They have three grown children and four grandchildren, and in their spare time like to travel and explore, both locally and internationally.

Julio Gomez

Facility Manager and IT
Mr. Gomez brings 11 years’ experience in facility and building maintenance. His previous maintenance experience included sheet rock, painting, plumbing, electricity and carpentry. Additional duties at the Bankhead involve event set up/coordination and renovations of the building. Previously, Mr. Gomez worked for The Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA and HVAC Systems at Adaptec Inc. in Milpitas CA. He now works with outside consultants to keep all the IT needs of the organization running smoothly.

Kiran Guleria

Education Program Manager —
Mrs. Guleria joined LVPAC in April 2016 after working with Livermore School District for over 5 years as a Program Assistant where she was responsible for supplemental education as well as planning and purchasing instructional material for all Livermore schools. Because of her passion for kid’s education, she initiated and organized several electronics and computer programming workshops as well as an entrepreneur boot camp. She was actively involved in Smith PTA, organized Smith Maker Fair and International cultural Festival at the school. She holds an MBA degree from Asia Pacific Institute and has over 10 years of experience in administration, organizing events and customer service. She believes that the arts play an important role in kid’s development and expression. Arts education can be a powerful vehicle, not only for self-expression, but as a way to facilitate language acquisition, Science and Engineering concepts, Social Studies and History. She is also Board of Director for Livermore Valley Education Foundation.

Carol Edwards

Front of House Supervising Manager/Volunteer Coordinator —
Mrs. Edwards, a Livermore resident for over 25 years, has been involved with theater since the highschool drama club and was a big part of Pleasanton Playhouse, now TVRT, for almost 10 years on stage and off.  Mrs. Edwards began her time with LVPAC as a Volunteer making phone calls for the Brick Fundraiser and then moved on to coordinating tours of the Bankhead Theater in the beginning stages of construction.  Once the Theater was open for business, Mrs. Edwards continued on as a Volunteer Usher before she was hired as a back up Front of House Manager.  In 2014, she became the Front Of House Managing Supervisor and Volunteer Coordinator of almost 200 Volunteers.

Anne Giancola

Manager, Bothwell Arts Center —
Anne brings strong expertise and experience in community collaboration and arts communication to the Bothwell Arts Center. Prior to joining the Bothwell, she co-founded and served as studio director for Rollstone Studios, a non-profit art center near Boston, which was a lynchpin for community revitalization in the New England mill town of Fitchburg, Massachusetts. A working artist, Anne has run a mural painting business for more than 18 years. Combining her skills as a community collaborator with her affinity for working artists, Anne brings together diverse community groups to develop exhibits, performing arts, seminars, workshops and public art projects. A graduate of the University of California Santa Barbara, she has a strong arts and communications background. Anne completed her master’s degree with distinction in Applied Communications from Fitchburg State University in 2013.

Bernice LaRosa

Graphic Designer —
Mrs. LaRosa brings nearly 20 years of marketing experience as a creative thinker, graphic designer, technical editor, copywriter and proofreader. Starting out with her company, Blue Sky Graphics, she gained experience that led her to work for Bar None and E-Loan, two Bay Area dot-com corporations. Throughout her career, projects included direct mail, marketing collateral, signage, website design, print and digital advertising. Mrs. LaRosa has her B.A. in English Literature from Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. and her Visual Communications Multimedia Certificate from Las Positas College in Livermore. Using her varied skill set to promote the Arts with LVPAC is a job that brings fulfillment and gratitude.

Debra Olson

Box Office
Mrs. Olson has been a resident of the Tri-Valley for over 40 years and in Livermore since 2001.  Before joining Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center, Debra was an active volunteer in the local schools for many years. Passionate about theater and music, Debra is a strong advocate for local theater and is a true “people person” who enjoys working with our patrons and volunteers.

Brittany Mulgrew

Member Services Manager —
Mrs. Mulgrew brings 14 years’ experience in the performing arts, entertainment and ticketing. She began in ticketing at the age of 15 at Wente Vineyards and progressed to Event Management. In 2007, she joined LVPAC as a ticket agent for the Bankhead Theater. Later, she was given the task of Volunteer Coordinator and developed the procedure for maintaining the volunteer data base. She recently moved to the LVPAC Development Department to oversee management of the donor database on Tessitura. In addition to her career at LVPAC, Ms. Mulgrew has worked in fundraising with the Alameda County Fair’s Volunteer Program, the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association and as the volunteer coordinator for the LVPAC Lobster Clambake. She remains active as a member of the Bay Area Professional Ticketing Association.

Treg Van Dyke

Program Coordinator —
Mr Van Dyke was first drawn to the arts at age seven playing Jack in a stage production of Jack in the Beanstalk. He graduated from Las Positas College in 2011 with a AA degree in Theatre Arts. He founded his film company, Way Up There Productions on June 14, 2011, where he oversaw funding, software donations, and production of their first short film, Obsession (2012).  Their next film, tentatively titled Project Z is in pre-production. He has worked backstage for the Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center at the Bankhead Theater and for the city of Pleasanton at the Amador Theatre and Firehouse Arts Center.  He has been a part of hundreds of live theatre productions.


Executive Director
Scott Kenison

Director of Finance
Reanna Bradford

Director of Development and Communications
Chris Carter

Production Manager
Gary Brunclik

Marketing Manager
Roberta Emerson

Facility Manager and IT Coordinator
Julio Gomez

Box Office Manager
Debra Olson

Events Manager/Food & Beverage Manager
Arthur Barinque

Bothwell Arts Center Manager
Anne Giancola

Member Services Manager
Brittany Mulgrew

Development Officer, Major Gifts
Steve Glavan

Front of House Manager/Volunteer Coordinator
Carol Edwards

Graphic Designer
Bernice LaRosa

Graphic Designer/Print Specialist
Derek Skinner

Programs Coordinator
Treg Van Dyke