WCA Administrative Staff

Sara Starr Brink

Executive Director


Sara brings a unique combination of talents, experiences, and a commitment for arts and arts education. Her involvement in arts programs and activities in high school and college prepared her for highly-successful administrative roles with Chicago’s Ravinia Festival and The Cleveland Orchestra. Sara brings a genuine, life-long passion for the arts which began early on as a student at Triway. Since returning to Wooster to raise her family with husband Jake, Sara has been in leadership roles at The Wilderness Center in Wilmot, most recently as Director of its Foxfield Preserve.

Lynn Davis

General Manager


Lynn has 20 years experience in customer service and sales. She has held multiple managerial positions as well as other leadership roles. She enjoys painting, photography, and spending time with her loved ones. Lynn is excited to be able to work closer with the community and share her love of art with others.

Tiffany Leeper

Development Manager


Tiffany has been a Wooster resident since 2008 and is continually looking for ways to serve her community.   She earned a Master of Public Administration with a focus in Nonprofit Management from Bowling Green State University and has over 15 years of experience working with organizations on donor engagement, fundraising, and marketing.  She appreciates art in all forms and grew up in a family of artists including both of her grandmothers.  She enjoys being outdoors, hiking, tending her small farm, and spending time with her husband, Ryan and two children, Madison and Samuel.

Brittany Eckstrom

Dance Coordinator


Brittany is from Wooster and a graduate of the BFA Musical Theatre program at Kent State University and has a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from The University of Texas. Most recently, she worked as the Dean of Student Experience for a middle school in Brooklyn, NY and has been teaching K-12 performing arts in the public, charter, and non-profit arts communities for 10 years. She looks forward to bringing her passion for arts education to the young dancers in her community.

Darcy Haynes

Visual Arts and Outreach Coordinator


Darcy Haynes is an art educator and artist originally from western Kansas. In 2003, she
received her Bachelors of Art and completed the program of Decorative and Ornamental
Painting and Design from Wichita State University. Her photography and collage art has been
seen in multiple galleries. Darcy’s passion for the arts and interest in teaching led her to
complete the Teacher Education Program from Newman University in 2013. She moved to
Wooster in 2019, and came to teach at Wayne Center for the Arts as a Visual Art and Outreach
Instructor and is now the Visual Arts/Outreach Coordinator.

Adam McVicker

Clay Coordinator


Adam McVicker grew up in rural Wooster. His upbringing in the country instilled an admiration for craftsmanship, creativity and a love for the beauty of nature.
In 2002, McVicker apprenticed under the artist Sarah McFarlan for mentorship in drawing. McFarlan helped guide his art towards nature and his personal relationship with it. From 2004-2005, McVicker apprenticed under local Wooster Artist, Beth Negro, as her studio assistant at the Wayne Center for the Arts in Wooster, where she instructed.
McVicker pursued his love for Fine Arts at Kent State University, where he received classical training in Fine Arts and Crafts, as both a full and part time student at the various campuses while he continued to work full time as a production welder and steel fabricator. In 2012, he returned to school fulltime to finish his degree, focusing in ceramics and studied under the two artists who have, subsequently, been the most influential on his work, Eva Kwong and the late Kirk Mangus.

Adam now coordinates the clay program where he first learned to use a potter’s wheel, Wayne Center for the Arts in his native Wooster, Ohio.

Beth Negro

Music and Education Coordinator


Beth Negro developed her love for the arts at a young age, inspired by her grandmother who loved to paint and draw. Negro discovered the arts center in 1998 as a student of Carli Moorefield and began teaching for the ceramics department in 2000.  Beth enjoys and specializes in working with students with special needs. Between teaching at WCA, Beth worked with Carli at Moorefield Pottery and also established her own arts studio. She currently exhibits her work at the Yankee Peddler Festival.

Beth also teaches color-guard for Northwestern High School, and is furthering her artistic education by taking classes in stained glass. 

Wesley Schofield

Digital Arts Coordinator


Wesley Schofield has been creating video content for 10+ years. Born in small-town Arizona, he spent his life learning to create graphics, videos, and audio content. Wesley is a passionate creative with a desire to teach others.

In 2018 Wesley entered the professional world of videography, producing hundreds of videos from advertisements, music videos, an award winning documentary, and tutorials spanning both the fine arts and digital arts worlds.

Community and economic development have been a driving force in Wesley’s life. Belonging to his hometown’s Skatepark Committee and Downtown Revitalization Project, he cares deeply about the communities he is a part of.


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Board of Trustees

Adam Briggs, President

Joanna Martinez, Vice President

Reid Delaney, Treasurer

Christopher Pycraft, Secretary

Bridget Dix, Past President

Robin Carlton

Douglas Carpenter

Dr. James Gesler

Jarrod Hartzler

Michael McClintock

Josh Nolan

Sara L. Patton

Sara Reith

Anne-Marie Savoie

Naoko Skala