RLTP Names Ellen Hassett Cahill as New Board Chairman
Road Less Traveled Productions (RLTP) today announced Buffalo native Ellen Hassett Cahill as its new Chairman of the Board of Directors. Hassett Cahill was voted into the position, which carries a three-year term, on December 18, 2013. She previously served a two-year term as Vice-Chairman on the RLTP Board.
"Community excels from collaboration, communication, and cooperation. Live theatre is a vital venue for such interactive dialogue, for idea exploration, identification of one's voice, even development of empathy...in a safe and nurturing environment..." said Hassett Cahill. "Nothing is more impactful, personally, than witnessing the birth and development of an original work of art capable of speaking to a diverse audience in heartfelt and intellectual ways. Through its programs, productions, and people, RLTP paves a wide path for artistic inclusion. RLTP educational programming is second to none. I am honored to serve and grateful to be appointed chair of this one-of-a-kind non-profit."
"RLTP is privileged to have a Board composed of the best leadership for advancing its strategic goals," said Scott Behrend, RLTP Executive & Artistic Director. "Ellen understands the challenges we face and brings to the Chairmanship a passion for the organization and business excellence, both of which will strengthen RLTP's impact in attaining its mission."
Hassett Cahill holds a 25-year career in strategic business consulting. She has published for the Educause Center for Applied Research, is a member of the MIT Technology Review Research Panel, an alumna of American University, The Folger Institute, and Nichols School.
Road Less Traveled Productions (RLTP) is a professional, non-profit theatre company dedicated to the development and production of new theatrical works by Western New York playwrights, as well as presentations of esteemed modern dramas of outstanding literary merit. RLTP, a member of the National New Play Network, is located in the Market Arcade Film & Arts Centre in the Theatre District of Downtown Buffalo, NY. For more information about RLTP and to purchase tickets, please visit www.RoadLessTraveledProductions.org or call (716) 629-3069. RLTP's work is made possible through public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency.