Thea Committee

24rd Annual Thea Awards Nominating Committee

Adam Bezark, Chair

Lisa Passamonte Green, Vice-Chair

Steve Birket, TEA International Board Liaison

Karen McGee, Thea Awards Coordinator


Buzz Price Lifetime Achievement Recipients

Tony Baxter

Jeremy Railton

Mark Fuller*

Bob Gurr

Garner Holt

Kim Irvine

Don Iwerks*

Keith James

Monty Lunde

Ron Miziker

Yves Pepin

Bob Rogers

Joe Rohde

Jack Rouse*

Marty Sklar (In Memorium, 1934 - 2017)

Frank Stanek

Barry Upson*

Bob Ward


* Judge Emeritus – A title established for Lifetime Members who are no longer active in the yearly judging process but who may become active at any time in the future.


Committee Members

Susan Bonds

Michel den Dulk

Craig Hanna

Lisa Passamonte-Green

Brad Merriman

Rick Rothschild

Chip Largman

Roberta Perry


Attraction Sub-Committee

Craig Hanna, Chair

Bob Rogers

Michael Libby

Zane Jensch

Dave Cobb

Johanna Atilano


Connected Immersion Sub-Committee

Susan Bonds, Chair

MIchel den Dulk

Prudence Fenton

Jonathan Ackley


Museums & Aquariums/Zoos Sub-Committee

Lisa Passamonte-Green, Chair

MIchel Den Dulk

Kim Irvine

Keith James

Shawn McCoy


Live Event Sub-Committee

Jeremy Railton, Chair

Chip Largman

Richard Weschler


Technical Sub-Committee

Bob Gurr, Chair

Monty Lunde, Co-Chair

Rick Rothschild


European Sub-Committee

Yves Pepin, Chair

Michel Linet Frion

Michel Den Dulk


Asian Outreach

Chris Yoshii

Thomas Megna


The Committee includes all past lifetime achievement honorees, one Board Liaison position and nine Members-at-Large appointed to three-year terms.