The Board

Executive Board Members

Sherrill Redovian

President

Sherrill Redovian, mother of Tim Redovian, is Founder and President of TRMF and has served on the Board of Directors since its inception. Sherrill serves as a mentor to a local group of Mothers of Preschoolers, Inc. (MOPS). She volunteers at Stage Door Players in Dunwoody, is a member of the DAR and was a private home child-care provider for ten years. She and Jim have six children and eleven grandchildren!

Paula Bokros

Secretary

Paula Bokros has served on the TRMF Board of Directors since the fund’s inception and has been secretary since 2012.
Paula is an HR Associate at Emory University in Atlanta. Her two children are graduates of DeKalb Center for the Performing Arts, where she served as president of the Parents Association of Performing Arts. Paula has two children and two grandchildren.

Mary Caruso

Treasurer

Mary Caruso joined the TRMF in 2011 and has served as treasurer since 2012. Caruso graduated from Ohio State University with a BS in International Business.

Her work has focused on accounting software support and instruction for database retrieval and analysis. Mary is married, with four children and two grandchildren.

Nancy Eberbaugh

Vice President

Nancy Eberbaugh is Vice President of the Tim Redovian Memorial Fund. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from West Virginia University and is a member of the Atlanta and Georgia Dental Hygiene Associations. Eberbaugh is a Past President of Alliance of the Georgia Dental Society and Past President of Wieuca Road Baptist Church’s Women’s Missionary Union. She taught Sunday School at Dunwoody Baptist Church and was den leader of Tiger Cubs and Cub Scouts. Nancy and her husband, Bob, have two children and three grandchildren.

Board Members

Pam Allen

Board Member

Pam Allen, former treasurer of the Tim Redovian Memorial Fund, has been a member of the Tim Redovian Memorial Fund Board since 2007. She is the mother of two graduates of the DeKalb School of the Arts, and served as the school’s PTSA Treasurer for three years. Pam is a graduate of Georgia State University and is employed by a Norcross, Georgia construction company. She also assists her husband, Kenn, with his landscape business. Pam and Kenn have three children and five grandchildren.

Stasia Kelly

Board Member

Stasia Kelly is a media veteran who has worked in the communications field as a writer, producer and on-air talent. Clients have included numerous broadcast outlets in Georgia and Florida, and corporate clients Georgia-Pacific, UPS, Coca-Cola and the Ice Capades, among others.Kelly is a professional voice-over talent and president of WoodKelly Communications, which serves the Georgia Forestry Commission, Home Depot and other entities. She and her husband, Steve Woodburn, live in Dunwoody and have two sons.

Christine (Heppner) Klimek

Board Member

Christine (Heppner) Klimek has served the TRMF in various capacities including board member and scholarship committee chair for over 10 years. She was the recipient of one of the first Tim Redovian Memorial Fund Scholarships in 1997 while attending DeKalb School of the Arts in Atlanta, GA.Christine is a 2001 University of Georgia graduate, and 2011 Kennesaw State University graduate where she achieved her MBA degree. Christine is a real estate broker and owner of Atlanta Peach Realty, LLC. She lives in Dunwoody, Georgia with her husband and their two daughters.

John Mills

John Mills is a partner with Tax Centers of Georgia. He acts as a donor advisor helping to design planned giving strategies that benefit both high income families and non profit organizations. He is a member of the Georgia Planned Giving Council and he and his wife, Sloane, have raised 3 children in Dunwoody, Georgia over the last 30 years.

Michele Murphy

Board Member

Michele Murphy attended the DeKalb School of the Performing Arts and was a 2006 Tim Redovian Scholarship Fund winner. She attended Boston University, where she studied opera and art song and has performed in venues worldwide.

Following graduation, Michele discovered a passion for sales and marketing and started her own marketing company. Michelle credits much of her success to her arts education, where she learned perseverance and leadership. She is grateful to the Redovians for being an integral part of that foundation.

Jim Redovian

Board Member

Jim Redovian, the father of Tim Redovian, is an active member of TRMF. Jim is owner and president of Atlantic Southern Products, Inc., a distributor of molded and extruded rubber products. He is currently serving as Board Chair for the Cowart Family/Ashford Dunwoody YMCA, and is a member of the Executive Board of the Dunwoody Homeowner’s Association.Jim is the Chair of the Deacons at Dunwoody Baptist Church and enjoys teaching Sunday School to its 10th grade boys. Jim is past president of Dunwoody Stage Door Players, a past member of the DeKalb County School Board and a retired Georgia District 9 Administrator of Little League Baseball. In his spare time he loves to chase around his 11 grandchildren.

Jim Strawn

Board Member

A Georgia native, Jim Strawn graduated from the University of Georgia in 1963 and spent much of the next 35 years in radio broadcasting. Jim went on to work with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, where he met his wife, Judy. After retiring from CBF in 2004 he pursued his passion for collecting rare books and opened an antiquarian book store in Dunwoody, Smythe Books, which now operates online.

Jim is a member of Dunwoody Baptist Church, where he and his wife, Judy teach a Young Married Couples Sunday School Class.

Judy Strawn

Board Member

Judy Strawn was born in Morganton, NC, but has lived most of her life in Atlanta. For the last 20 years she has been employed by the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship as Global Missions Administrative Assistant, where one of her great joys is the relationships she’s developed with CBF missionaries.

In 2006 Judy and her husband Jim opened Smythe Books, an antiquarian book store in Dunwoody that now operates exclusively online.

Judy is a member of Dunwoody Baptist Church, where she and Jim co-teach a Sunday School Class and Judy sings in the church choir.

Tiffany White

Board Member

Tiffany White attended the DeKalb Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA), where she placed third place in the national Act-So competition for her composition, “The Lonely Painter.” Tiffany attended Berklee College of Music and in 2000 earned the BMI Film Scoring Scholarship for excellence in her major. She graduated magna cum laude in 2001.

Since graduating from Berklee, Tiffany has performed at the White House Holiday Open House and toured internationally. In addition, her composition “Secrets Nocturnal” was debuted by the Gwinnett Symphony Orchestra.

Tiffany has composed the scores to Salvation, directed by Gunter Sanderson, and Solace, directed by Vandon Gibbs.

Artistic Director

Walker Jermaine Jackson

Walker Jermaine Jackson, tenor, is an alumnus of the DeKalb School of the Arts and three-time recipient of the TRMF scholarship from 2002-2004, all to attend the Interlochen Arts Camp. He went on to graduate from the Interlochen Arts Academy and pursue further degrees in music. Walker Jermaine Jackson holds a Bachelor of Music from the Cleveland Institute of Music in Voice and Dalcroze Eurhythmics, and two Masters of Music, one in Vocal & Opera Performance from Indiana University and another in Music Theory from Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.

Also a classically-trained orchestra clarinetist and pianist, he served as principal clarinetist in the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra, and continues to be an active chamber musician, choral conductor, vocal coach, and producer. Jermaine began working with the Tim Redovian Memorial Fund in 2006 and was appointed to Artistic Director in 2012. He has a passion for enriching the lives of the next generation of performing artists and a dream to serve as Artistic Director of a major Performing Arts School.

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