The deadCENTER Film Festival is proud to announce that Karen R. Delaney has been selected to lead the 2012 deadCENTER Film Festival Board of Directors. Delaney is an active community volunteer, currently serving as Vice Chair for the board of Youth Services for Oklahoma County and previously serving as Vice Chair of the 2011 deadCENTER board under Chairman Anthony McDermid.
“Karen Delaney is a thoughtful leader and a tireless advocate for the deadCENTER Film Festival,” according to Executive Director Lance McDaniel. “She understands the value of independent film within the culture of Oklahoma. And, she leverages her vast experience with other non-profits to help us focus our message to attract both strategic partners and corporate sponsors. We are thrilled to have Karen leading deadCENTER as our Board Chair.”
Delaney will be joined on the Executive Committee by Whitney Moss as Vice Chair, David Portman as Treasurer, Barbara Cable as Secretary and Anthony McDermid as Past President. Also serving on the 2012 deadCENTER board of directors are Sherry Blanton, Melanie Burns, Denise Castelli, Art Cotton, Shannon Fudge, Chris Hargrove, Ciane Hogan, Brent Johnson, Dwayne Jones, Xavier Niera, Kevin Perry, Sara See, and Jeff Trachtenberg.