Meet Our Team
President: Board of Directors
Rachel works full time for the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) as a federal Contracting Officer. She has worked for DISA since 2009 drafting, negotiating, and awarding IT contracts for Department of Defense Network Security. Prior to her federal career, Rachel worked in higher education in the Juniata College Development Office. She has been a longtime advocate for the arts, particularly for children in underserved populations. She spent many years traveling with the Juniata College Concert Choir, as both a student and alumnus, to international locations bringing choral education to underserved regions. She first served on the Board of Directors for Chambersburg Community Theatre beginning in 2013, chairing the Fundraising and Patronage Committee as well as the Education and Outreach Committee. In 2015, she was the first female recipient of a DoD Competative Education Grant which entitled her to pursue her Juris Doctorate. She resigned from the Board of Directors to pursue her law degree, returning to serve in 2019. Additionally, she has been a member of the Mercersburg Community Chorus since 2012, lending her voice to the soprano section and she serves as the Board of Trustees President at Central Presbyterian Church in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. She received degrees from Juniata College (B.S. Marketing and Communication), Frostburg State University (M.B.A.), and Widener University (J.D.).
Vice President: Board of Directors
Amoretta has grown up in Franklin County as has attended high school in the area, graduating from Greencastle Antrim High School. Theater has been a large part of her life since she learned what a stage was. In 2018, Amoretta was cast in CCT’s Little Women where she played Hannah. Since then she has been active in the organization. She is currently Vice President position on the Board of Directors. Amoretta makes her directorial debut in the 2021–2022 season with Harvey. Amoretta is a real estate agent in the Chambersburg area. Her love of architecture and desire to help people made this career choice a no brainer. She lives with her husband, Dustin Shultz, and three incredible boys, Draven, Koen, and Maddox. They supports all of her creative endeavors.
Treasurer: Board of Directors
AimeeBeth Davis has lived in Chambersburg since the age of 3 and has spent a good portion of her life contributing in the downtown Chambersburg community. She works as a Lead Financial Services Representative at F&M Trust. She graduated in 2019 with an associates degree in Business Studies from Harrisburg Area Community College after participating in the Disney College Program during the beginning of 2019. She began performing with CCT in 2006 with A Christmas Story accompanied by her mom and has continued to perform and direct since!
Secretary: Board of Directors
Travis was born and raised in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, which is where his love for theater began. He graduated from Shippensburg University with a bachelor’s in English. He later completed his master’s in humanities from Wilson College. Travis works as an account manager in sales and an adjunct professor for English and communication courses. In 2012 and 2013, Travis interned in Orlando, Florida, working in education and conservation. In his spare time, Travis enjoys supporting the arts and spoiling his cats. Travis’s CCT credits include Nuncrackers, Disney’s The Little Mermaid, and Puffs.
Courtney, a nurse who works for Chambersburg Area School District at New Franklin Elementary, is a Chambersburg native. During her youth with Mar-Le-Nie Dance Studio, she held the role of student and teacher. Through her passion for dance she inevitably fell in love with theater. Courtney has been seen on stage with Chambersburg Community Theatre, and more recently she has been the choreographer for multiple shows and STAGE Camp. She believes that the art of theater is an asset to this community, especially our youth. Courtney is looking forward to raising her two sons in the theater.
Preston, originally from Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, graduated from Penn State University with a BA in Integrative Arts with a focus in Theatre and Music. He currently resides in Chambersburg where he is a member of the Rotary Club of Chambersburg and part of the planning committee for Pride Franklin County. Preston likes to stay active with theater and has starred in shows with CCT, Chambersburg Ballet Theater, and Trinity Players.
Megan moved to Franklin County in 2014 to work as a production editor for Rowman & Littlefield, where she in academic publishing. She graduated in 2013 from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts in English writing with a minor in speech communication. Before moving to Franklin County, she had volunteered as a sound tech with both high school productions and Armstrong Community Theater. and She started volunteering with CCT in late 2014 and has since work on over 15 productions as either a stage manager or sound tech.
Jessica, an avid reader of fantasy novels, is the Technical Director of the Burgin Center for the Arts at Mercersburg Academy. Jessica has 2 beautiful children, Claudia and Jonah. They are her joy when they are not driving her and her husband, Johan, crazy. Between soccer, scouts, work, and duty nights, Jessica is slightly busy but loves every moment of it. She started in the theater when she was still in the womb and her parents were building sets, directing, acting, and stage managing for CCT. She went to school for theater at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and then moved out into the world to see what it had to offer. She ended up in California; Rochester, New York; and on cruise ships around the world. While she misses the transient lifestyle, she is glad to be with her family. She has earned her Masters of Humanities in Literature from Wilson College. CCT was her home as a child and became her home again as an adult. She is proud to serve on their Board of Directors.
Chris is the Senior Manager of Marketing and User Experience at GDC IT Solutions, located locally in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. He is responsible for GDC’s marketing and brand identity initiatives. In addition, he oversees the interface design, user experience and client brand guideline compliance in the delivery of application services, web design, and mobile development. With over 25 years of experience blending creative and technology skillsets, Chris offers his insights into the best use of content and visuals to drive brand identity management, organic SEO growth, social media outreach, and overall digital experience. Prior to joining GDC, Chris held a variety of management and director positions with technology, entertainment and printing companies in the region.
Pat has performed on stage since 2013 in various shows, such as Don’t Drink the Water, Beauty and the Beast, Guys and Dolls, It’s Only a Play, and Arsenic and Old Lace. He added the title of musical director to his CCT resume with the 2019 production of Nuncrackers. Following a 40-year career in music education, Pat retired in June 2013 from the position of band director at Waynesboro Area Senior High School, where he had extensive experience as a pit musician and pit conductor in such shows as Guys and Dolls, Suessical the Musical, Hello Dolly, Annie, and Fiddler on the Roof. Since 1992, he has been a faculty member at Cumberland Valley School of Music and is currently the conductor of the New Horizons Band. He is also active with the Arts Alliance of Waynesboro and performs with the Loose Screws, a 4-piece combo that features Jazz Standards.
Angel moved to Chambersburg in 2006, and it has become her home. She is a home educating mother to 2 girls. She has been an active member of the local homeschooling community since 2012. For 5 years she ran a successful business selling handcrafted items and is the creator of a successful local handmade craft show. She became involved with Chambersburg Community Theatre as an actor before joining the Board. Her entire family has joined her on stage and off.
Aaron Trusky is originally from Forest City, Pennsylvania, and currently resides in Chambersburg. He works full time as an infrastructure architect for Global Data Consultants, located in Chambersburg, as well as a cybersecurity instructor for Georgia Tech University. He graduated in 2006 from Elizabethtown College with a bachelor’s in information systems, in 2013 from Wilkes University with a master’s in education, and in 2016 from Utica College with a master’s in cybersecurity. Aaron has had the opportunity to perform in several CCT shows: Beauty and the Beast (2016), Don’t Drink the Water (2017) and most recently Puffs (2022). In his brief time away from Chambersburg, Aaron also performed with the Piedmont Players Theatre Group in Charlotte, North Carolina, in several shows: Avenue Q (2018), Wait Until Dark (2018), and Shakespeare in Love (2019).
Phillip is a professional photographer in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, who owns and operates his own business, MrPhab Photos. He works with both individuals and families to capture precious memories, as well as local organizations to shine a light on injustices and social issues experienced by marginalized people in Franklin County. Throughout 2020–2021, he has used his artistic talents to create four community exhibitions: Black Girl Magic, Pose4Pride, Down Syndrome Awareness, and Franklin County’s Female Firsts. These projects not only helped spread awareness of issues these groups face but have raised thousands of dollars to support local groups serving these populations. In the fall of 2019, Phillip partnered with United Way of Franklin County to tell the stories of three local families working hard yet struggling to survive through powerful imagery in The Power of ALICE exhibit. Phillip was raised in Franklin County and was homeschooled for most of his education where he enjoyed learning photography online. As a young adult, he served as a bartender and spent many years struggling to make ends meet. He took up photography as a fun artistic outlet, which led to buying his first professional camera in 2016. Since then, his photography business has grown and flourished, turning his hobby into a successful professional career. Phillip’s childhood was filled with traveling with his family for missionary work, which exposed him to many different people and cultures around the world. On these missions he learned the immense value of volunteering and the personal fulfillment that comes from helping others. While his religious beliefs have shifted in his adulthood, those experiences growing up greatly influenced and inspired Phillip to use his camera, time, and talents to help lift others up and shine a light on ostracized people that are so often hidden in the dark. In addition to serving others through his photography, he is chair of the Chambersburg Satellite Rotary Club, co-chair of Pride Franklin County, and an active board member of the Rotary Club of Chambersburg as well as the Franklin County Coalition for Progress.
Mat Levine is a musician currently living in Chambersburg, PA. Mat received his BM from Mansfield University and MM from Kent State University before teaching music grades k-12 for 6 years in Corning, NY; Las Vegas, NV; and most recently, Waynesboro, PA. Before leaving traditional education, Mat taught music as an adjunct professor at Wilson College.
Mat is a regularly performing musician, educator, and conductor serving as the music director at Christ United Methodist Church in Waynesboro, Director of The Towne Singers, and Associate Conductor for the Mercersburg Community Chorus and Orchestra. Mat also serves as a guest conductor for area colleges, camps, and choral festivals. Mat has multiple performance and conducting credits at Carnegie Hall in New York City, the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in Washington, DC, and various venues across Europe.
Mat has also worked as a performer, director, music director, technical director, and consultant for musical theater productions across the tri-state region as well as currently serving as the Managing Director for Chambersburg Community Theater.
Beyond live music, Mat is also an active recording artist and producer under the pseudonym, Jay Mocking. Outside of his solo work, Mat is a founding member, drummer, and producer of the Prog-Rock band, Corner Booth. Releases are available on all streaming platforms.
Mat is also a co-owner and recording engineer at Alley Cat Studios in Chambersburg, PA. At the studio, Mat gives lessons to students of all ages in recording, mixing, and mastering. As a part of the studio’s mission, Mat regularly works with singers, full bands, genre-bending musical projects, authors, podcasters, and content creators to help create professional-quality content in our community.