Jannelle Codianni
Executive Director

Jannelle (she/her) brings a wide array of skills to her role at ātac. She’s an award-winning storyteller, writer, occasional handywoman, and event tech. She first learned how to multitask as a SIM (Studio for Interrelated Media) student at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, where she earned her BFA in production and performance. Jannelle has a passion for truth-telling, creating opportunities for empowerment, and the labor of building space (physical or emotional) for people to grow together. |


Alice DiPace
Director of Information Technology

Alice (she/her) has worked various roles for ātac since we opened.  She currently keeps the computer systems and software running. Alice and her husband Frank have been volunteers with ātac since its inception. |

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Emily Listner
Production and Facilities Manager

Emily (she/heris a theatre nerd who has worked in every facet of live entertainment and was most recently employed at The Metropolitan Opera in the Guest Relations department. She earned her BA in Management and Producing from Marymount Manhattan College and is excited to take on the new challenge of Production and Facilities Manager at ātac. |

board of directors

The ātac Board of Directors is comprised of local community members who are passionate about developing and maintaining a vibrant arts community in downtown Framingham. They provide guidance and governance for our organization, assist in fundraising, and bring tremendous experience in a variety of fields to our organization.


Officers and Members serve for a three-year term, and may be elected for a second three-year term. If you are interested in a role on our Board, please contact us at and we will connect you to the Chair of the Governance Committee.


Peter Yager, Chair

Jaclyn Dentino, Vice Chair 

Lynne Damianos, Clerk

Kem Stewart, Treasurer 

Charles (Chuck) J. Budd

Peter Chisholm

Angie Diette

Jessica Friswell

Neil Olmstead 

Doreen Pendergast

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