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Donna Conklin

 Donna Conklin, BSBA                                                                              

Academic Assistant to the Chair 
 Trahern 208
 (931) 221-6767

Donna Conklin is the Academic Assistant to the Chair. Donna is a native of Clarksville, Tennessee and a USAF military wife who has lived in several states throughout the 20 years of Air Force life. Before moving back to Donna’s hometown, she was the Human Resources Director at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson in Tucson, Arizona. Donna is a member of SHRM and IAAP. She has earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Touro University and is working on completing her Master of Science in Management from APSU. She is scheduled to graduate December 2018 with her MSM degree.




ben_headshot Ben McCormack, B.S.

 Technical Director
 Trahern 421
 (931) 221-1076

Benjamin McCormack serves as the Technical Director for the department of Theatre and Dance. Mr. McCormack is a veteran of the United States Navy and attended APSU and Carnegie Mellon University. Benjamin is active with USITT and SETC and works to push the boundaries of environmentally responsible construction techniques in theatre. 

Mr. McCormack’s professional credits include work with Tony Award Winning Scenic Designers Beowulf Borritt and Derek McLane, Netflix’s Original Series “Mindhunter”, NHL Stadium Series, MLB Little League Classic Series, SheNYC Festival (Off-Broadway), Special Effects Festival (Off Off-Broadway), Big Art Group, BaAM Productions, Carnegie Scenic, Barrington Stage Company, B-Street Theatre, Promethean Theatre Company, Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center.