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CCA Team

The CCA Team

Columbia Center for the Arts consists of many individuals working to increase access to the arts and provide unique educational opportunities. Members of the staff, Board of Directors, and outstanding CCA volunteers play a key role in helping CCA thrive.


Leith Gaines
Executive Director
541-387-8877 ext. 3

Carolyn Hopkins
Gallery Manager
541-387-8877 ext. 1

April Sampson
Graphic Designer
541-387-8877 ext. 1

Nubia Contreras Villa
Latinx Coordinator
541 490-8795 (cell)

Tijana Jovanovic
Events Manager
541-387-8877 ext. 2

Leith Gaines
Acting Education and Outreach Manager
541-387-8877 ext. 5

Joe Garoutte
Tech Manager & Operations Support
541-387-8877 ext. 6

Tim Ortlieb
Administrative Assistant
541-387-8877 ext. 6

Board of Directors – 2019-2020

Judie Hanel and Ron Cohen, C0- Chair
Anna M. Barker, Secretary
Dena Gadomski, Treasurer
Anna C. Cavaleri
Ron Cohen
Joe Garoutte

Judie Hanel
Tim Mayer
Dr. Richard Schmuck


Fundraising & Development Committee

Anna M. Barker
Anna C. Cavaleri
Tijana Jovanovic
Dena Gadomski
Judie Hanel

Finance Committee

Ron Cohen
Dena Gadomski
Judie Hanel
Chris Smith

Marketing & Communications Committee

Anna C. Cavaleri

Columbia Center for the Arts

215 Cascade Avenue
PO Box 1543
Hood River, OR 97031
(541) 387-8877
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Center Hours

(Labor Day - Memorial Day)
Tuesday-Saturday , 11am-5pm
(Memorial Day - Labor Day )
Tuesday-Saturday, 11am-5pm

Closed Holidays:
Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day



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