In collaboration with the Producing Artistic Director, Robin manages Traveling Players’ office functions, bookkeeping, payroll, contracts, insurance, financial reporting to the board and funders, fundraising and grant proposals and final reports. She also serves on the Arts Education and the Teaching Artist Rooster Panel for the Virginia Commission for the Arts.
With a BA in Public Policy and Political Science from Duke University and an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Robin’s professional experience is in banking, marketing, strategic planning, finance, and arts and nonprofit management. Robin has been a part of Traveling Players for over 6 years. In 2013, Robin was honored as one of three Women in the Arts by the Council for the Arts of Herndon and was recognized by the Town of Herndon with a Distinguished Service Award. She completed the Leadership Fairfax Lifetime Leadership Program in 2015. She served on the board of the Herndon Foundation for the Cultural Arts from 2005-2015 and managed ArtSpace Herndon on a volunteer basis from the arts center’s launch in 2008 through 2012. Robin worked part-time for ARTSFAIRFAX in communications and as the coordinator for the Artist Residency Program.
A Herndon resident for over 27 years, Robin has volunteered in schools, with Boy and Girl Scouts, Herndon Homes Tour, and at the Udvar-Hazy Center of the National Air and Space Museum. Robin grew up camping and backpacking, her hobbies include hiking, sewing, and needlework.