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Staller Center Advisory Board

The Staller Center Advisory Board helps to advise, assist, support and advocate in achieving the mission of the Staller Center for the Arts.  The Staller Center mission is to produce and present outstanding and diverse professional and university sponsored performances, exhibits and educational programs in the areas of music, dance, theater, film and fine art that serve to educate, enlighten and entertain the university, greater community and regional audiences.

Advisory Board initiatives include: Staller Gala Support Recruitment, Staller Center Support, Young Professionals Outreach Initiative, Arts and Education Outreach Program Funding.

Board Members

Michael Ardolino
Realty Connect USA

Rachel Bergeson
Stony Brook University

Frances Brisbane
Stony Brook University

Sergey Butkevich
Renaissance Technologies

Joseph Campolo
Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP

Kathleen deRiesthal
Stony Brook University

Jeffrey Fischer Atlantic Business Systems, Inc.

Ora Heath
Community Leader

Stanley Jaworski
Opus2 Ventures, LLC

Indu Kaur
SaGhar/The Meadow Club/The Curry Club

Andrew Kellerman
Saba Capital

Katherine King

Chris Murray 
Island Federal

Caroline Ritter
Investment Manager

A. Laurie Shroyer
Stony Brook Medicine

Gloria Snyder
Community Leader

Cary Staller
Staller Associates

Liz Welsh 
Community Leader

Dave Widmer
A4 Media

Industry Leaders

Brian Cox
Golden Globe & Emmy Award-Winning Actor
Stony Brook Film Festival Past Winner

Christine Georke
Metropolitan Opera Soprano
SBU Alumnus

Jedd Wider
Oscar Winning Filmmaker
Stony Brook Film Festival Past Winner

Todd Wider
Oscar Winning Filmmaker
Stony Brook Film Festival Past Winner

Student Members

Matthew Miller
Staller Center Outreach Leader

Emeritus Members

Marsha Laufer
Community Leader


Alan Inkles
Director, Staller Center for the Arts

Katie Stockhammer
Financial Director and Friends of Staller Center

Daria Carioscia
Development Director

Barbara N. Wien*
Former Director,  Friends of Staller Center