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Our Staff.

Ten West’s all-volunteer staff is very small, but very dedicated. Look below to see who we are.



Paul Okerson – Executive Director

Paul Okerson is an Indiana native, born and raised on the East Side of Indianapolis. He has held leadership positions within many community organizations, and now makes it his ongoing mission to provide a space in Fortville for students to express themselves. When he is not at Ten West, he is close by at home with his Afghan hound Adagio, or working his full-time job at CNO Financial Group.






Matt Okerson - Volunteer Coordinator

Matt Okerson – Audio Visual Coordinator

Matt Okerson is a student at Purdue University. While at school, he helps update the Ten West website, organize volunteers via email and help manage online content. Matt is Paul’s youngest son and his happy to be a part of the “family business”. His time at Ten West helped him choose a path in his education. After years of theater and music throughout high school and at Ten West, he is now pursuing a degree in Film and Theatre Production.






Andrew Okerson - Events Coordinator

Andrew Okerson – Events Coordinator

Andrew Okerson is a graduate of Ball State University. During the day, he directs the drama department at Mt. Vernon High School, and the rest of the time  he is at Ten West. Andrew helps plan and organize the many events at Ten West and directs many of the plays and musicals on stage each year. When not at Ten West, Andrew spends time with his St. Bernard named Arthur and traveling.






Ryan Dockery - Student Coordinator

Ryan Dockery – Student Coordinator

Ryan Dockery is a senior at Mt. Vernon High School. He is the link between Ten West and the students of the community. Ryan helps organize within the schools, as well as direct children’s programs over the summer and in the fall. In his free time, Ryan enjoys volunteering all over the state, or attending church at Solid Rock Baptist.


Ten West Center for the Arts is a performing Arts Center in Central Indiana

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