Staff Report 

Erica Jane Flores of Santa Ynez has joined the Solvang Theaterfest Board of Directors. 

Flores, a fourth-generation Santa Ynez Valley native, is the development and communications director for Santa Ynez Valley People Helping People (PHP). 

Before joining PHP, she was the director of development for UCSB Arts & Lectures, which was recently awarded a 2020 Local Heroes Award for its leadership in performing arts and public affairs. 

Flores received a Bachelor of Science degree in agricultural business from California State University, Chico, and was named a Distinguished 21st Century Graduate of the institution. She received a Certificate in Fund Raising Management from the Indiana University School of Philanthropy. 

In November 2020, Flores earned a seat as a trustee of the College School District in Santa Ynez and serves as vice president of the board. 

Solvang Theaterfest is the 501 (C) (3) nonprofit corporation that owns and operates Solvang Festival Theater. It is managed by an all-volunteer Board of Directors. 

For more information, contact Solvang Theaterfest Executive Director Scott Coe at