Donald Schlosser – Don has been an actor, director, and producer for over 30 years. He is currently co-director / producer of the St, John’s Passion Play.
Robert Lee Harris – Co-founder Robert Harris is a renowned artist and activist. He contracted meningitis at the age of 8 months resulting in permanent paralysis of both legs and his left hand. Robert has over 40 years of experience in video and the Fine Arts.
Juan Miller – Juan is the co-founder and executive producer of Vulcan’s Forge, who has had 40 years experience in theatre.
Daniel F. Holmes – Daniel Fate Holmes has been active in the performing arts since the age of 5 as an actor and singer. Daniel’s repertoire includes being a writer, stage manager, and cameraman.
Grace Spencer -Grace Spencer brings a broad based business background to the Board ranging from career development and human resource consulting to financial services advisory. Over the past 30-years, she has owned and operated a career consulting and placement service and worked in corporate sales and marketing positions. Project-driven, Ms. Spencer has designed and facilitated experiential training programs for youngsters and adults; produced and hosted her own radio show; and has authored a number of published articles. Volunteer involvement includes The Caring Place Food Pantry, Board Member; NAMI (National Alliance for Mental Illness), Trained Support Group Facilitator; CABVI (Cincinnati Assn. for the Blind & Visually Impaired}, Volunteer. Ms. Spencer is a graduate of Xavier University (Cincinnati) with a degree in Economics, and completed graduate coursework in XU’s Executive MBA program. A longtime Cincinnatian, she is an advocate and activist for the rights of underserved individuals, and abused animals.
Maestro J.C. Brooks – Maestro J.C. Brooks is an accomplished musician, composer, and entrepreneur. As a teacher and choir director, he inspires and empowers you to perform at your very best utilizing comedy. You laugh and learn. Currently, he is the Executive Director of Fundraising for Vulcan’s Forge Performing Arts Collaborative 501(c) (3) and is also currently owner of MUSIC & MIRICLES Cincinnati’s Premier Music School for Piano, Keyboard, Organ & Voice Instruction. Maestro J.C. attended the School for the Creative and Performing Arts in Cincinnati for three years before attending The Performing Arts High School in New York City (“Fame”). To enhance his craft, he is now attending Berklee College of Music online. For over 30 years Maestro J.C. has been working as a musician, performer and instructor. When John Legend was a senior in High School, Maestro J.C. was his piano instructor in Springfield, Ohio. Furthermore, he has many years of experience in both the private and public sectors and has led Praise and Worship meetings in The Holy Land, Africa, the Bahamas, and throughout America. Maestro J.C. has performed in numerous plays and productions, one such starring role earned him the Irene Ryan Nomination for his performance in “The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-In-the-Moon Marigolds.” He also starred in the Cincinnati Black Theatre Company’s “Black Nativity” presented at The College of Mt. St. Joseph. Maestro J.C. has appeared in commercials and has had success as a stand-up comedian. Aside from his extensive musical and theatre background, he has worked in the quality control division for Honda Development and Manufacturing of America and worked as a lab technician at Proctor & Gamble. His magnetic presence and his positive attitude and energy encourage others to work tirelessly towards success. In his free time, he likes to ride horses and provide food to the needy. In the future, Maestro J.C. aspires to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with millions of people via an Evangelistic, Healing and Deliverance Association with a World Class Audio and Video Production Company.
Carlton Brown – Carlton is the youngest of 8 children raised in a single parent home. He was born and raised in Cincinnati and attended Tates Creek High School. He is the founder of The Carlton Brown Institute and active in The Friends of the African Union with Hershel Daniels Jr. His college credits include degrees in World Religion and Business Management, he has also studied Criminal Justice and Marketing. At Westwood College he was elected Vice-President of Human Excellence and Economic Development. When not pounding the pavement for Vulcan’s Forge or Friends of the African Union, Carlton enjoys fishing and working for human rights.