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James W. Fuerst – President (Co-Founder)
Wes Belli, Ph.D. – Vice President
Susan Yargrough – Treasurer
Cynthia Ballentine – Secretary
Lt. Col. Anthony DellAversano – Director
Tom McCarthy – Director / Website Coordinator

All Bootless staff members and board members graciously volunteer their time and services.


rosanne hsRosanne DellAversano (Executive & Producing Artistic Director/Co-Founder)  –  Rosane has over 35 years of performance and production experience in opera, operetta, musical theater, stage plays and everything else theater.  She is a champion of young artists, new works and creative interpretation. Past directorial assignments of  stage plays and musicals are too numerous to list (over 60 including several premieres).  Past opera assignments include:  Stage Director (Jerry Springer: The Opera,  Il Trovatore, Die Zauberflöte, Cosi Fan Tutti, Die Fledermaus) and Asst. Director (Die Zauberflöte, Le Nozze di Figaro, Il Pagliacci and Cavalleria Rusticana (with Helen Hayes Award-Winning Director Joe Banno), Little Women, Madame Butterfly, Don Giovanni, The Picture of Dorian Gray, Die Fledermaus.  Rosanne is a classically trained vocalist who  has performed with The New York Youth Symphony, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Delaware Symphony Orchestra, Princeton Symphony, OperaDelaware, Center City Opera Theatre, The Mendelsohn Club of Philadelphia, Delaware Valley Chorale and CoroAllegro.


IMAGENorma Johnson – Grants Manager





Meg Falasco – Blogger

Meg is graduate of Muhlenberg College and currently works at QVC with the On-Air Programming team. At other times, Meg is an actor having performed with Bootless for You’ve Got Red On You (Dianne), In the Next Room (Annie), Musical of the Living Dead (Trudy,) and Evil Dead: The Musical (Shelly)Check out her website: www.meganfalasco.weebly.com


ChaseChase Speers – Website Management

Chase is a self-taught web designer and manager. He  donates his time and expertise here at Bootless.org to keep our site running. His design site is located at http://chaseweb.biz/