OUR MISSIONCPPAC's mission is to foster self-determination through the creative engagement of the community in the performing arts.
ABOUT USCPPAC is a nonprofit organization serving greater St. Johns and surrounding North Portland communities. CPPAC offers music & theatre arts classes, ensembles, and workshops year-round for youth and adults that convey principles of self-determination. CPPAC operates on the belief that self-determination, a sense of freedom and motivation to do what is interesting, personally important, and vitalizing, is instrumental to the creative process and a key component to achieving one’s goals. CPPAC believes that empowering the individual leads to active and engaged participants in the group process and in the community.
OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORSOurs is a working Board of Directors. Directors are expected to attend a monthly Board meeting and contribute their field of expertise (i.e. grants, budgeting, music/performance, instruction, etc.). Directors might also be called to attend emergency or impromptu meetings. In addition, Directors are asked to volunteer at annual fundraisers, student showcases, and other community events throughout the year. Term for Board members is 3 years.