The PAC Advisory Council, a committee of the Purchase College Foundation, was created to guide strategic initiatives, increase philanthropic support, and advance the mission of The Performing Arts Center to:

  • Present, develop, and encourage excellence in the performing arts;
  • Enrich the cultural lives of the public and the students of the College;
  • Support professional artists of merit in the creation and development of new work;
  • Promote interest in the study of the performing arts and provide performance opportunities for students.

The PAC Advisory Council:

Umran Beba
Robin Colner
Ian Driver
Barry Pearson
Geri Pell, Chair
Hannah Shmerler
Dale Robyn Siegel
Helaine Suval
Lucille Werlinich
Les Wertheim


Christopher T. Clark
Donald Landis, Chair†
Vivian Milstein
Ann Scheuer, Chair


If you are interested in joining The Performing Arts Center Advisory Council, please contact Katherine King,  Associate Director of Development for the Arts, at 914-251-6178.


† in memoriam