Chris Gorsuch, Past President
Chris Gorsuch has an extensive resume in the fields of the performing arts and information services. He has been involved with the Tallahassee Civic Chorale for many years, starting in 1989, when he first arrived in Tallahassee. He has held several offices with the Chorale prior to becoming its President in 2007, including that of Treasurer (1991-1992), Librarian (1993-1999), and Secretary (2000-2006).
In his professional life, Chris is now Head of Collection Management Services for the LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library System where he supervises the acquisition, cataloging, processing and delivery of all library materials throughout the six-branch system. Previous to this, he was head of cataloging at the Florida State University Strozier Library. He has been involved in several professional library associations, including the North Florida Library Association, the American Library Association, the Florida Library Association and the Public Library Association.
The other Tallahassee performing arts and choral organizations with which Chris has been involved include the Tallahassee Little Theatre, the Tallahassee Community Chorus, the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra Chorus and Theatre a La Carte.
Chris has contributed much time and talent to the success of each of these organizations. The following organizations are those with which he has made significant investment:
- Tallahassee Community Chorus - librarian
- Theatre a La Carte - founding member and Vice President
- Tallahassee Little Theatre - secretary/board member, member of awards committee, member of play-reading committee, numerous ad hoc committees
- Florida Association of Community Theatres - board member and secretary
- North Florida Library Association - board member, treasurer / vice president, president
- United Faculty of Florida member, associate member, executive board member, chair of grievance committee, vice president of state university system bargaining council
- Theatre a La Carte /Tallahassee Little Theatre /Quincy Music Theatre - stage management and/or stage tech for several productions.
- Several roles in local theatrical productions, including Titanic, the Musical (Theatre a La Carte/TLT, 2009), and many more.