Our Staff

The Oxford Community Art Center has a small staff who works to preserve and maintain our beautiful historic building and grounds—and to bring arts programming to Oxford and the surrounding area. Together, they work to ensure OCAC’s ability to serve future generations of artists, performers, audiences, and visitors.

Leadership Team

Caroline Lehman-Croswell
Executive Director
Since December 2006

As Executive Director, Caroline is the key management leader. Responsible for planning, organization, and direction of the organization's operations and programs, she oversees every aspect of every facet of the organization, including:

  • Administration of financial affairs
  • Strategic planning
  • Grant writing, donor development and recognition
  • Design and evolution of existing and new programs
  • Liaison with partner organizations and the community
  • Manage staff, interns and volunteers

Donna Stevens
Facilities Coordinator

Since January 2005

Donna Stevens supervises day-to-day facilities operations. She works with individuals, groups, and organizations interested in renting OCAC for their special events. In addition, she helps develops and coordinates programs. Donna responsibilities include:

  • Building operations, including studios and facilities rentals
  • Manage building and event staff and volunteers
  • Liaison with community members and partner organizations to plan and coordinate special events including weddings, corporate dinner and speakers, special meetings, commemorative occasions, performances, and more.

Kari E. McLean

Associate Director, Development & Marketing
Since February 2020 

Kari promotes the OCAC's  wide array of cultural and arts programming, performances, and exhibits to enrich the life of the community. Along with the Executive Director, she leads fundraising efforts. On behalf of OCAC, Kari handles:

  • Public relations efforts and appearances
  • Marketing and communications strategy and implementation
  • Community and club presentation needs
  • Grant writing, donor development and recognition
  • Individual donations
  • Planned giving


Office & Clerical

Bonnie Kretschmer
Administrative Assistant 
Since March 2017 

Bonnie handles day-to-day front office clerical operations in support of OCAC's mission. She's responsible for:

  • Accounts payable/receivable
  • Donor database input and reporting
  • Class registrations and administration
  • Exhibit inventories, labeling, art sales
  • Contracts for Instructors, Performers, and Studio Renters


Our Team

  • Eric England, Clerical & Events
  • Erik Hanekom, Custodial & Building Maintenance
  • Sam Haven, Programming & Events
  • Jim Meador, Building Maintenance
  • Quintin Pace, Clerical & Events
  • Michael Robinson, Events & Technical Assistance
  • Warren Wright, Building Maintenance