Melissa Broy Fortson - President
Melissa, a graduate of Towson University, was bitten by the acting bug at the age of five in a church Christmas play. Theater soon became one of her most beloved outlets. Between the Baltimore and New York City areas, Melissa has performed in both plays and musicals, done voice over and radio commercial work, and starred in a weekly public television series called, "The Legend of Calhoun Creek," where she played an 80-year old saloon owner, Amanda Titley, in the late 1800s. Over the last 10 years, she has appeared in a number of shows in various theaters throughout Maryland and started directing in 2014. By day, Melissa is a Learning and Development Specialist in Baltimore.
Bob DeJong - Vice President
Bob is a long-time supporter of the arts, and of Artistic Synergy of Baltimore. An active member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Bob is the proud husband and father, to two other board members. He loves Disney, Andrew Lloyd-Webber and is often seen as the MC at the ASoB annual cabaret!
Lydia West - Secretary
Lydia West is privileged to serve on the ASOB Executive Board as Secretary. She has appeared in many ASOB productions and directed 2015’s production of Harvey and stage managed 2019’s production of EMMA! A Pop Musical. She also performs in productions in other community theatres around the Baltimore area and serves as Theatre Productions sponsor for Randallstown High School.
Linda DeJong - Treasurer
Linda is a long-time supporter of the arts, and of Artistic Synergy of Baltimore. An active member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Linda is a proud wife and mother, to two other board members. She also is an avid Disney lover, and all-around amazing member of the board.