MEET OUR ALL VOLUNTEER BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Angie Altamirano is a Program Management and Strategic Planning Consultant. She is the mother of a B and a C cast member, Christina and Angela. Her daughters have participated in RCTC workshops since 2007. Angie is an Assistant Stage Manager for A, B & C cast members. She works closely with the Lead parents on volunteer coverage and the artistic staff on blocking notes.
Steven Briggs (President) is the marketing and brand manager at The Sacramento Bee. His daughter, Chaney, was a former cast member in many RCTC shows and is now in college in NYC. Steve coordinates the advertising and public relations efforts for RCTC, produces show programs and is in charge of the front of the house during shows.
Brian Danzl
Shelley Fitch is a pharmaceutical sales representative and is the mother of C castmember, Camryn. Camryn loves RCTC and has participated in every workshop since Fall 2006 (she's hooked!). Shelley is the Communications Coordinator for RCTC and is responsible for answering many of your e-mails and phone calls. Shelley is also a backstage coordinator and lead parent for C castmembers.
Jill Forste (Field Trip Coordinator) is the proud mom of C Cast member Christian. Christian has been involved in RCTC since 2010. He saw the RCTC production of Bye Bye Birdie and now he just can't get enough. Jill is the Field Trip Coordinator and also enjoys working backstage with the Props and Set Moving teams
Matt Heskett is a service technician in the HVAC industry. He is the Father of RCTC alumni Abby and Bonnie. Matt is our Technical Director and works with the set design team organizing and building the sets. He can also be found backstage working with Mike Neal and the set crew.
John Iniguez (Executive Director/Producer) After 36 years of state service, John retired as the Chief of the Mentally Disordered Offender/Sexually Violent Predators Unit for the Board of Parole Hearings. John was one of the 5 original parents who started RCTC. His daughter, Karin, was a castmember from 1990 to 1997, and completed her BA in Theatre Education. Although Karin has moved on and has a family of her own, John is still the "Theatre Dad" of the River City Theatre family and considers all castmembers his kids. Of course, spending time with his grand children Bridget and Connor is the best part of retirement. John is our Executive Director and our Producer.
Pam Jacobsen
Georgette Kearsing (Vice President) has been with Sutter Health for over 30 years and currently works as a Project Manager. Georgette's main focus is coordinating funding for RCTC, Costumes and the box office. Her Daughter Jenna completed 17 shows with River City Theatre Company and is looking forward to more theater adventures in college. Georgette is also a vintage clothing collector/dealer and would rather be shopping at all times.
Gary Lane is the senior audio-visual technician at American River College. He has two daughters that joined RCTC in the Fall of 2012. Eva is a B and Sophia is now a C. Gary manages the sound system and microphones used in the theater.
Chandra Rosales Chandra Rosales is a Service Consultant at Niello Acura and she and her mom, Joy Sanchez (who can also be found back stage at times) are owners of a local mural painting business, Njoymurals. Chandra has three beautiful daughters, Micayla is now an RCTC alumni, Caitlin is a B, and Faith helps out behind the scenes. You can find Chandra helping at the warehouse with set design and once we are in the theatre you can find her back stage working with props. Just look for the pink tool belt and you have found her!
Melanie Webb is a real estate agent and the mother of 4 children, two of whom are RCTC alumni. Maureen just graduated from Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle and is starting her career as a Stage Manager. Ian will be starting his sophomore year at Sonoma State University in the fall as an acting major. Melanie's two other kids are wonderful audience members! Melanie is the Stage Manager for RCTC and is responsible for the field trip shows. Melanie has been a theatre lover, actress and singer since Junior High School and is glad to have a chance to give back some of what she received! One of her greatest passions is promoting involvement in the arts to kids so they can have a safe place to express themselves, develop creatively and intellectually while also working as a team with their peers.
Jill Young (Secretary) is mom to two RCTC cast members - Bella, who is a C, and Gabe who is a B. She works as an analyst for the California Department of Public Health, and has worked for the State for 21 years. Jill is the Secretary of our Board of Directors and she is one of the coordinators for our Backstage team of set movers. She has been involved with RCTC since 2010, and loves working together with her team of set movers to make sure every tree, castle, rock, shack, boat, mannequin, chair, table, bed and hill/tunnel/rabbit hole gets to its assigned place before the lights come up!
Matthew Young (Treasurer) has a daughter, Jadine in group B. He is a retired Certified Public Accountant, a retired US Army Major in the hospital and patient administration field (served for 22 years) and a VFW veteran, a former public safety peace officer for ten years, and a former Certified Governmental Financial Manager. Matthew retired in 2016 as a deputy inspector general in the state corrections field, performing medical inspections of inmate healthcare at state prisons, and has over 29+ years of state service. He volunteers on the set moving team and helps out in Front of House.