Maureen Bowers, Secretary

Maureen Bowers has been a member of the CCE Board of Directors since its 1997 New York inception. Maureen serves on a variety of not-for-profit boards, and from 2002-2014, was a trustee of the Kingston City School District Board of Education. The collaboration between arts and education, the recognition of this importance, and the commitment to fund these initiatives is paramount.

Marcene Basch-Johnson, President

Marcene has been the Director of Educational Services at The Brookside School, The Arc of Ulster-Greene since 1979, having started as a teacher’s aide in 1973. She is a native Kingstonian but has lived and raised her family in Stone Ridge since 1975 with her husband Bob. She has previously served on the Board of Directors of the YWCA, the … Read More

Madeline Odak, Vice President

Madeline Odak is a lifelong Hudson Valley resident. Community is vital to her, making CCE a natural fit. She is the Assistant Vice President, Branch Manager of Salisbury Bank and volunteers as an event lead for the Relay for Life of Ulster County. She is committed to the idea that arts education matters and looks forward to keeping it alive … Read More