BOARD OF TRUSTEES & volunteers
CHARLES EVERED, Founder, President
Charles Evered took his undergraduate degree from Rutgers-Newark and an MFA from Yale University, where he studied with director George Roy Hill. Mr. Evered has won several awards for his writing including The Crawford Award, The Berrilla Kerr Award, The Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship at The Manhattan Theatre Club, The Chesterfield/Amblin Fellowship, The Edward Albee/William Flanagan Fellowship, The Bert Linder Fellowship and The Lucas Artist Fellowship at the Millay Colony. His plays include Running Funny, (premiere at Williamstown Theatre Festival featured Paul Giamatti), Billy and Dago, (Actor’s Studio--NYC) premiere featured Scott Cohen, The Size of the World, (Yale Repertory Theatre premiere featured Liev Schreiber, Circle Repertory Company—NYC premiere featured Rita Moreno and Frank Whaley), The Shoreham, (LA premiere featured Eric Stoltz), Adopt a Sailor, (Town Hall -- NYC premiere featured Sam Waterston, Eli Wallach and Neil Patrick Harris,) Celadine, (premiere featured Amy Irving) and Class, (premiere featured Thaao Penghlis and Heather Matarazzo.) His plays have been published by Broadway Play Publishing, Samuel French and Smith and Kraus among others. Additional plays include: Traces, Wilderness of Mirrors, Bridewell, Ted’s Head, Clouds Hill, Looking Again, (“Best Ten Minute Plays 2012”, Smith and Kraus) and Ten. He has written screenplays and teleplays for studios such as Universal Pictures, NBC, Dreamworks and Paramount Pictures. His produced film and television credits include an episode of Monk entitled “Mr. Monk and the Leper” for USA Network, starring Tony Shalhoub. Mr. Evered wrote and directed the feature film Adopt a Sailor, starring Peter Coyote and Bebe Neuwirth. Adopt a Sailor was an official selection at more than twenty national and international film festivals, premiering on Showtime. In addition, he wrote and directed the short film Visiting, which premiered at the Palm Springs International Film Festival. His second feature film as a director, A Thousand Cuts, starred Michael O’Keefe and was nominated for a Saturn Award by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films. It was distributed by Kino Lorber. Mr. Evered’s most recent film, Out, starred Gloria LeRoy and had its world premiere at the Newport Beach Film Festival. His play, “Knock, Knock,” premiered in London at Theatre503 in 2014. His Christmas play, “An Actor’s Carol,” which he directed, premiered in December 2015 starring Tony winner Hal Linden and was nominated for eight Desert League Awards, winning the Bill Groves Award for "Outstanding Original Writing." His work has been profiled in the New York Times, BBC World and on NPR, among other outlets. In 2010 he formed a production company called Ordinance 14.
JACqueline evered, Co-FOUNDER, SECRETARY
Jacqueline Evered is a New York based artist, graphic designer and producer who studied at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. Beginning with script development at Ordinance 14, a production company started by writer/director Charles Evered, Jacqueline has served as a story analyst for properties developed in-house. Her hands-on producing experience began with Evered’s 2014 short Out starring Gloria LeRoy, which had its premiere at Disney studios, followed by a festival debut at the Newport Beach Film Festival. Out went on to screen at several other festivals across the country. Other properties in which she is attached include Lone Pine, An Actor's Carol, as well as Class, which will be directed by Charles Evered.
Raymond Pinglora III, CPA, mMST, Treasurer
Raymond Pinglora is Principal Entertainment Accountant at Van Duyne, Bruno & Co. and is an expert in accounting, tax and business consulting services for small and medium sized businesses, individuals and sports & entertainment industries.
Margaret Evered, Volunteer
Margaret Evered is a rising junior at The George Washington University pursuing a major in political science and minors in Russian language and literature, as well as art history. Previous professional experience includes an internship in the Diversion Office at the Drug Enforcement Administration in Arlington, VA. Subsequent to that, she served as a congressional intern for Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. (D-NJ) during spring and summer 2020 where she explored her interests in foreign affairs, law, security, communications, and constituent relations. Also in the summer of 2020, she served as an intern for the re-election campaign of Rep. Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ). On campus, she is Vice President/guide for TRAiLS, the hiking club and largest student organization at GW. She has raised nearly $20,000 for the university's scholarship fund as a student fundraiser. In addition, she volunteers at her family’s non-profit— an arts residency founded by her father specifically for military veterans and those who serve in conflict zones. The Evered House, located near Joshua Tree National Park, is dedicated to her grandfather, who was a veteran of World War II. She would like to learn more about careers for political science majors or those who, like her, are considering applying to law schools after her undergraduate studies. She would also like to utilize her language skills (intermediate Russian and
intermediate French). To read her blog about Russia, please check out: https://readingthrurussia.wordpress.com
John Evered, Volunteer
John Evered is a head contributor and editor for Overtime, a sports network focused on young digital native sports fans. He is also a popular guest writer for various New Jersey state magazines and several regional daily news websites. He has worked as a script developer for a historically based tour company as well as a contributor on various sports talk and info sites such as Talk Basket (Euro and NBA), Baseball Reflections, Seam-Heads, New Jersey Baseball Magazine, Draft Fantasy (Fantasy/Betting) and FanSided. John was inducted into the Baseball Bloggers Alliance at 13, having previously founded and operated his own sports blog. John served for three years in the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps and graduated from Princeton High School in Princeton, New Jersey.