ArtsRock Announces Newly Expanded Board of Directors

March 5, 2012 - BACK TO ALL NEWS

Nyack, N.Y. - March 5, 2012 -ArtsRock, a Rockland County, NY not-for-profit arts organization, is pleased to announce the appointment of its 2012 Board of Directors. ArtsRock announced that Joe Morley was appointed as the Board President.

"Our emergence as an independent arts organization comes at a time when our mission is more vital than ever. With funding for all types of discretionary programs being cut in our communities and in our schools, ArtsRock will continue to bring professional live entertainment to audiences that might otherwise not have such access. I am honored to be chosen to lead the first ArtsRock corporate board towards this goal," said Morley.

The Board consists of the following appointments as of March 1, 2012.


Joe Morley, Board President. Mr. Morley is the Partner/Executive Producer at Studio on Hudson in Nyack, NY, an independent feature film production company. He is co-executive producer of the 2008 Sundance Award winning film Anywhere USA, and of Morgan Spurlock's critically acclaimed and Academy Award nominated film Super Size Me.

Greg Karr, Board Vice President. Mr. Karr is an entrepreneur who contributes his talents and resources to his community. Professionally, he founded and is the CEO of The Center for Allied Health & Nursing Education, a post-secondary institution providing nursing education through five campuses in New Jersey and Florida.

Patrick Kennedy, Board Treasurer. Mr. Kennedy graduated with degrees in both Marketing and Management, followed by a MBA, and became an employee of HSBC where he is still currently employed. In his 11 years with the company, after completing a project in Chicago three years ago, he returned to the east coast to Nyack, as a Premier Relationship Manager.

Marilyn Kaskel, Board Secretary. Ms. Kaskel is an Emmy and Gracie award-winning producer with more than 25 years in broadcast television known for getting exclusive interviews with world leaders and newsmakers. She has produced thousands of segments for the biggest on-air talent in the business including Brian Williams' and Geraldo and through her award-winning production company, she created long form documentaries for PBS, focusing on women's issues.

ArtsRock Board:

Hal Coon, Dallas Texas
Peter Danish, Danish Media Group, Nyack
Deborah Darbonne, West Nyack
Alice DiSanto, LS Direct Marketing of Suffern
Jeff Doctorow, Doctorow Publishing LLC, New City
Martin Flaxman, Windsor Insurance, Nyack
Elliott Forrest, Broadcaster & Producer WQXR/WNYC, Upper Nyack
Jeffrey Friedberg, Bossy Frog Band, Upper Nyack
Rod Greenwood, Managing Director at Morgan Stanley, Pearl River
Lorena Mann, The Recording Academy NY Chapter, Piermont
Nelson Page, President of MajesticStar Entertainment

The mission of ArtsRock of Rockland, Inc. is to provide increased access to professional arts and multi-cultural programs for an underserved, diverse audience, in and around Rockland County. ArtsRock is an affiliate of Friends of the Nyacks, Inc., a 501 (C)(3) New York Not-For-Profit Corporation. For Tickets: or call 866-811-4111.

For information: [email protected] or call 845-418-ARTS.

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