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Sandra Thomas Stepping Down As Head of Images

06:26PM / Friday, March 07, 2014
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WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Images Cinema's longtime executive director, Sandra Thomas, will be resigning from her position at the nonprofit cinema as soon as a replacement director can be found.

After 12 years on the job, a time that has seen Images grow in budget, membership and programming, Thomas said she is ready to turn her attention to other interests.

She plans to stay in the area and continue her involvement with the Williamstown Film Festival, as well as pursue her passion for local food initiatives in Berkshire County.

"I also look forward to going to the movies and supporting Images," she said.
Thomas said she felt it was a good time to pull herself away from a job she loves.

"The decision to step down as executive director was a difficult one to make but one that is right for me at this point in time," she said. "Membership is at an all-time high, the staff is strong and knowledgeable, the community's enthusiasm is palpable, and someone new coming in can take the cinema to the next level."

Thomas also feels proud of other important recent accomplishments under her directorship: the renovation of the theater, the switch to digital projection, and the addition of the marquee on Spring Street.

John Strachan, president of Images' board of directors, said he is sorry to see Thomas go.

"In many ways, Sandra has come to stand for Images," he said. "We wish we could keep her forever, but we are at least thankful that she will stay in the area and continue her good work for the community and for all of North Country."

The Images board of directors is actively searching for a new executive director and hopes to have someone in place before the end of June.


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