Our Staff

Scott Mohon/Executive Director

Mr. Mohon has substantial experience in the management of operations and personnel for theatres, theatre companies, theme parks, and performing arts centers working as an executive and managing director, producer, performer and stage manager. He graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Fine Arts and attended the Masters of Fine Arts program at the University of California, Irvine. Mr. Mohon’s career has taken him from coast to coast and border to border working for organizations such as Universal Studios, Hey City Theatre, Walton Arts Center, Newport Performing Arts Center, Queens Theatre, Theatre Victoria and the Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing Arts, and on Broadway.

director@rrtheater.org  / 541.884.0651 ext. 116

Samantha Burris / Education Director & Programs/Box Office Manager

Sam joined the Ragland staff in 2015 after spending several years as a Youth StARTS artist, and choreographer for the Ragland Summer Youth Camps since 2012. Sam has over 30 years’ experience in dance and theater. You will see Sam’s smiling face when you order or pick-up tickets or if you need help navigating any of our extensive youth programming.

education@rrtheater.org  / 541.884.0651 ext. 113

Christy Ruegger / Facility & House Manager

Christy has worked in almost every aspect of the performing arts over the past 22 years. As the Facility and House Manager for the RRT her responsibilities include the operation of the physical plant, safety, permits and logistics. You will also see Christy organizing the front of house to ensure audiences have a safe and enjoyable time.

facility@rrtheater.org  / 541.884.0651 ext. 122

Terra Russo/ Director of  Development & Marketing

development@rrtheater.org / 541.884.0651 ext. 123

Deborah Jones / Programs Coordinator & Office Manager

Deborah joined the Ragland staff in 2013. As Programs Coordinator & Office Manager for RRT her primary responsibility is to coordinate a smooth transition from the planning phase of events and rentals to the production and follow up.

office@rrtheater.org  / 541.884.0651 ext. 110

Steve Ayola / Technical Director

Steve has been involved with performing arts as a performer since the early 1960’s; and has been the theater’s Technical Director since 1990. He is responsible for maintaining the theater’s stage and technical systems and planning for technical needs of all stage events.

nohats121@aol.com  / 541.884.0651 ext. 112

Phyllis Faries / Technical Assistant

Phyllis has been a member of our seasonal staff and crew for many years, but she is excited to officially be an employee of the Ross Ragland. As Steve’s second-in-command, Phyllis is incredibly talented, adaptable and very good under pressure! When not designing lights and sound, you can hear her smooth voice on the radio at Sunny 107 and The Eagle!

New Staff Member/ TBD

Updates coming soon


Board of Directors

Lynne LeBlanc/ Chair
Sam Stewart/Vice Chair
Marcia Richmond/Treasurer
Andy Bracco / Secretary
Kim Abel
Jeni Adkisson
Nathalie Reid
Jessie DuBose
Tamra Narramore
Kelly Patterson
Linda Riley
Nic Phair
Jean Pinniger / Director Emerita
Joan Staunton / Director Emerita
Ed Cunion / Ragland Rife
Regina Morris / Ragland Guild