Art administration team


debra lee meese
executive director

Education: Cleveland Institute of Art + Savannah College of Art and Design

Prior to joining Orange Art Center, Debra spent ten years working at the Cleveland Institute of Art in several departments. Most recently, she was in the school’s Institutional Advancement department, where she contributed to the success of their new building capital campaign. As a visual artist, art administrator, and proud mother, Debra brings a creative and innovative perspective to the Executive Director role.  


Jacqueline Kordinak

Education: Ohio University + Kent State University

Prior to joining the Orange Art Center, Jacqueline spent 13 years working with children in an Aquatics environment. More recently, Jacqueline worked for the Cleveland Museum of Natural History in the Advancement and Guest Service departments. Jacqueline believes in the healing power of art and loves helping young artists explore their feelings and visual environment through art-making.