The Center for the Performing Arts at The Woodlands, home of The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, has named Carmen Smiley the new volunteer coordinator. In this position, Smiley will serve as a liaison between The Pavilion Partners volunteer group and staff of The Pavilion.

Smiley has an extensive background in volunteer and event management. Most recently, Smiley served as the Director of Special Events for The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce where she was solely responsible for organizing various annual events. She is also a graduate of the 2017 class of the Leadership Montgomery County Program.

“We are excited to welcome Carmen to the team,” said Jerry MacDonald, president and CEO of The Pavilion. “Her skills and experience will be a great addition to The Pavilion and I am certain that her contributions will lead to further success for our organization.”

Carmen resides in The Woodlands with her husband and two children and is a graduate of Glassboro State College in Glassboro, New Jersey, where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

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Opened in 1990, The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion is part of The Center for the Performing Arts at The Woodlands, a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization that provides diverse, high-quality performing arts events for the entertainment and enrichment of a broad regional audience. Through numerous educational and community outreach programs, The Center is a catalyst for attracting new audiences to the performing arts and building strong ties between the arts and educational institutions. 

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