SARATOGA SPRINGS — In advance of the Feb. 29 opening of Universal Preservation Hall (UPH), Proctors Collaborative announced the appointment of Dorothy “Teddy” Foster and Mary Beth McGarrahan to two of the facility’s primary leadership roles.
Foster will assume the role of director at UPH. She will oversee the coordination of all aspects of the organization, including rentals, daily operations, fundraising and performances. Foster will work with all departments of Proctors Collaborative to reach the goal of making UPH the centerpiece of downtown Saratoga Springs.
Mary Beth McGarrahan, whose long affiliation with UPH includes dedicated support of the organization’s pre-restoration program and capital campaign, has been appointed the building’s operations manager. Mary Beth will be responsible for audience services and volunteer management, technical, systems and maintenance matters as well as event management.
UPH will reopen on Sat., Feb. 29 with a performance by Rosanne Cash.