WWOB Board of Directors
As a registered non-profit corporation, Way Way Off-Broadway is overseen by a seven-member, elected Board of Directors. Board Members serve seven-year, staggered terms on the Board, with one member’s term ending every year. During their term, Board Members serve as officers on the Board providing overall guidance and oversight of the company. In addition to the elected membership of the Board, former Board Members who have made a significant contribution to the founding of, and showed continued dedication to, the Company and its Mission, are given Legacy Member status on the Board, and serve the organization in this capacity indefinitely.
2018 Board of Directors
Summer Souza, President
Summer Souza is a founding member of Way Way Off-Broadway Theatre Company and currently serves as the Artistic Director. Summer has been involved in theatre for many years, and has also worked on several short film and web series projects. She was awarded Best Actress at the 2014 Roswell FilmFest Shootout for her performance in the short film, We The People, and was honored in 2016 as a Outstanding Citizen by the City of Roswell.
Julie Washichek, Vice President
Julie Washichek is a founding member of Way Way Off-Broadway Theatre Company, having served on the Board of Directors from the beginning. She has worked both on stage and behind-the-scenes on several WWOB productions. Julie lives and works in Roswell, with her husband, Derek, and two children. She is excited to be a part of WWOB and to help the organization make an impact for the performing arts in our region.
Devon Bullock, Secretary
Devon Bullock has been a part of musical theatre for over 15 years, and has spent the last three years as the Music Director for Way Way Off-Broadway Theatre Company. Devon has a bachelor’s degree in Music Performance from Lubbock Christian University and has been teaching piano and voice for nearly ten years. She has a passion for educating people about performance and music and would love to see Roswell become a city know for the performing arts in both the community and in schools.
Tony Souza, Treasurer
Tony is a founding member of Way Way Off-Broadway Theatre Company and currently serves as the Managing Director. Tony has worked both on stage and behind-the-scenes in the theatre for a number of years. Outside of the theatre, Tony works as a firefighter/paramedic for the City of Roswell Fire Department, and is also a full-time faculty instructor for ENMU-Roswell’s EMS Education Program. He is also a recent graduate of Leadership Roswell, Class of 2018.
Kyle Bullock, Community Liaison
Kyle Bullock is proud to serve on the WWOB Board. He is a fourth-generation jeweler at Bullock’s Jewlry in Roswell. His passion for theatre begun in college, where he met his wife during his first show. Now, he is eager to watch theatre change the lives out in the community and bring the area to an even better quality of life. Kyle is also a bestselling, published author and playwright. His most successful play, THOSE UNFORGETTABLE BLACK RIMS, won the 2012 Cordell Green Playwriting Festival in Lubbock, TX.
Brian Cole, Business Liaison
Brian and his wife Jill have been Champion of the Arts supporters of WWOB since the the company’s founding. They are the owners of Culligan Water in Roswell, NM. Brian graduated from Columbia Basin College, was a Rotarian and a graduate of the 2017 Leadership Roswell class. He has personally felt the positive impact of WWOB through his son, Douglas, who has been able to find a creative outlet through performing. Brian believes in the vision and mission of WWOB, and is honored to be a part of the Board.
Gail Dixon-Willden, Member-at-large
Gail Dixon-Willden has an M.A. in Theater from Roosevelt University in Chicago, and a B.S. in English from Northern Arizona University. She has directed over 140 productions in 20+ years in professional theater, community theater, educational & children’s theater. After a 5 year hiatus from the stage, Gail is excited to join Way Way Off-Broadway, where she has “met many kindred spirits who have the love of theater and the work ethic, talent, optimism, and positive environment that is the best part of theater.”