Susan Stockton recently retired as the president of the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, a position she held since September of 2003. Prior to this position, she was the Director of the Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State, and the Director of the Center for the Arts at Middlebury College. Stockton is a member and former chairman of the board of directors for the International Society of Performing Arts, and was recently awarded the Patrick Hayes Award for achievement in arts management. For eleven years she served as a Tony Award® voting member of The Broadway League. While at Penn State, she served as a cultural ambassador for a variety of performing arts programs and artist exchange initiatives in China and Japan. She earned a BA in Theatre at the University of Rhode Island and an MFA from the Director Training Program at Ohio University. She is currently studying creative writing at Oxford University. Stockton served as a 2015 Performance LOI panelist.