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Staff

Brandon is only as successful as those who support the development, operation, and future expansion of the organization.  Our staff has a strong commitment to enriching the lives of our community residents through creative and performing arts.  Brandon House staff members are some of the most dedicated and passionate individuals who truly believe that the arts can transform lives. Staff believe that change happens when youth, young adults and community resident use their creative talents, diverse cultural abilities, and innovation to illuminate, educate and entertain to enrich the quality of life of diverse audiences.

Brandon House Staff

  • Dr. Pamela Bax
    Dr. Pamela Bax

    Executive Director 
    Contact Information: thebrandonhouse@gmail.com

    My Why:
    Contribute to encouraging youth and young adults to unleash their creativity, cultural expressions and innovative skills.
    So That:
    My impact can facilitate positive changes in the youth, their families and in their communities.

  • Dr. Patrice Bax
    Dr. Patrice Bax

    Director of Programs
    Coordinator of Arts Over Tobacco Prevention Program
    Facilitator of 21st Century Community Learning Centers MPACT Program at McClellan High School
    Contact information: programs@brandonhousearts.org

    My Why:
    Contribute to establishing creative and artistic experiences that spark change and progress in youth, young adults, and the community. 
    So That:
    My Impact will support innovation and transformation within the arts and culture of Arkansas. 

  • Celeste Akers
    Celeste Akers

    Youth Program Coordinator
    Contact information: info@brandonhousearts.org

    My Why:
    Contribute to helping youth find their voices and allow them to explore and expand their mindset beyond their environment as they become purpose-driven through performing and creative arts.
    So That:
    My impact can see the youth come back into their communities as productive and effective leaders ready to impact the next generation.

  • O’Brennan Moss
    O’Brennan Moss

    Youth Program Instructor
    Contact Information: dreamstarters@brandonhousearts.org

    My Why:
    Contribute to our children and our communities by bringing excellence into character-building and educational pursuits using cultural and performing arts so that our children and our communities can strive for higher goals to ensure our survival for the future
    So That:
    My impact will demonstrate the possibilities of males being educators on an elementary level to our children to help provide structure and a sense of self-worth for youth to embrace who and what they are, and to know that they have a purpose. With high standards of education and socialization, we collectively can and will make a huge impact on our future generation.

  • Nystaucia Lane
    Nystaucia Lane

    Street Team Facilitator & Prevention Specialist
    Contact Information: artsovertobacco@brandonhousearts.org

    My Why:
    Contribute to encouraging youth of all ages to unveil and unleash their inner creativity.
    So That:
    My impact will demonstrate being a positive mentor that can help make changes in today’s society.

  • Marliyah Gilmore
    Marliyah Gilmore

    Resource & Program Specialist
    Contact Information: resources@brandonhousarts.org

    My Why:
    Contribute to pushing youth into their success by showing them that hard work and dedication is essential to their growth.
    So That:
    My impact is seeing our youth reach their full potentials so that they can give back to their community.  

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