Deborah Bertling, award-winning actress and opera singer, has been appointed president of the Women’s Board of Community Arts Music Association (CAMA). To this role, Ms. Bertling brings an extensive background in not only performance, but education and leadership.
Ms. Bertling has performed throughout California, including dozens of plays, musicals, staged readings, concerts, feature films, and operas. She is a longstanding member of both the Women’s Board and CAMA’s main Board of Directors.
Currently, Ms. Bertling serves as CAMA’s first vice president. She also works on the CAMA Education and Events committees, as well as the organization’s Centennial Celebration Committee.
Ms. Bertling is also active in local music education programs, volunteering as a music docent for local elementary school students. She is also a training staff member for Opera Lab, an interactive music group teaching students the basics of opera.
“Deborah has been a remarkably effective and energetic advocate on behalf of our organization and the cause of sustaining classical music broadly in our community,” Mark Trueblood, CAMA Executive Director, said in a press release. “Her ongoing contributions to CAMA, other local arts groups, and music education efforts in area schools are nothing short of inspiring.”
After receiving her bachelor’s from Bob Jones University in South Carolina, Ms. Bertling earned a certificate from the Amercian Academy of Dramatic Arts in LA. For more information, call 805-966-4324, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.