Jan Docking New Board President of Gotta Van Productions, Producer of the SaraSolo Festival
SARASOTA, FL –
Gotta Van Productions is pleased to announce that Jan Docking, of Sarasota, has assumed the role of
President of the Board of Directors, effective immediately.
In addition to a stellar career in finance and human resources, most recently with the City of Sarasota, Jan brings many years of expertise in Board Work for nonprofit organizations. As a vital member of the Board of the Directors of Key Chorale for 14 years, she contributed in a wide range of capacities including development, event planning, marketing, and community outreach.
Mrs. Docking has had a lifelong love of the arts and has been involved in local community theater productions on stage and/or backstage in Sarasota, Bradenton, Venice and Anna Maria Island.
“I am thrilled to be joining such a vibrant organization that is offering Sarasota unique new performers and performances and honored to be able to play a key role in their future growth,” says Docking.
“We are delighted to welcome Jan Docking to Gotta Van as our new Board President,” says Ann Morrison (Artistic Director) and Blake Walton (Associate Artistic Director.) “We’ve had an amazing two years of growth and so appreciate the heartwarming reception and accolades from the Sarasota community. We know that with Jan’s professionalism, organizational skills, and passion, she is the perfect person to lead us to even greater heights!”
Ms. Docking replaces David A. Coyle, who recently resigned after serving for over two and one-half years as Co-Founder, Board President, Treasurer and Managing Director. David was instrumental in building Gotta Van and the SaraSolo Festival into a highly respected contributor to the Sarasota arts community.
Gotta Van Artistic Director Ann Morrison and Associate Artistic Director Blake Walton are award winners in the world’s largest solo performance festival, The United Solo Festival in NYC
Gotta Van Productions is an independent non-profit theatre company dedicated to the development and presentation of solo performances and new small-cast plays that illuminate the human condition.
Gotta Van believes in affordable theatre, in traditional and non-traditional spaces, that supports diversity, collaboration, and the transformative power of intimate theatre for both artists and audiences. Gotta Van’s venues include festivals, fringe theatre, educational outreach, video, and online media.