After years of watching my children and their friends perform on cafeteria stages, I knew our talented students deserved a real theater. When the CVUSD Superintendent called a meeting in 1998 to discuss interest in building a performing arts center on the CVHS campus, I was first in line. As a co-founder of the Castro Valley Arts Foundation, I am proud of what we have accomplished.
Working with the Castro Valley Arts Foundation has enhanced my life. I have made many new friends, built relationships within the community, acquired new skills, and continued my involvement in the public schools that I hold so dear. It, also, has allowed me to say “thank you” to a school district and a choral and drama department that gave two of my children a jumpstart on their careers.
Terry graduated from UC Berkeley in Classical Rhetoric and received a teaching credential from Cal State/East Bay. Prior to CVAF, her volunteer hours were been spent in education, the arts and the La Leche League. She is a writer and a regular contributor to the Castro Valley Forum in the Arts and Entertainment section.