Board of Directors

Members of the Board of Directors serve as leaders, planners, stewards, fundraisers and partners.

Marlena Hubley, President & Treasurer
Product Manager, Vantiv

Claire Gervais, Secretary
Teaching Artist

Heidi Simmons

Erika Zysman
HR Specialist & Recruiter

Ilene Miller
Educational Consultant, Senior Teaching Artist

Victor Cockburn
Executive Director, Co-Founder, Senior Teaching Artist

Cynthia Bencal
Elementary School Principal (Retired)

Tiffany Cane
Elementary School Teacher and Visual Artist



Looking to join a non-profit Board of Directors? We’re looking for a few talented and conscientious volunteer Board Members to lead and strengthen our programs to bring Teaching Artists into classrooms to work with students and demonstrate for teachers how to integrate literature, writing and music into the academic curriculum.

If you can contribute your time, thoughtfulness, and leadership, and are interested in exploring this opportunity, please email Victor Cockburn, Executive Director of Troubadour, at

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