Staff

Kristin Hoover, Executive Director

A resident of San Luis Obispo since 2011, Kristin has been very involved and committed to service in our local community. Prior to her role as FPAC’s Executive Director, she was a human resources executive in healthcare for 15 years, before starting her own HR consulting business in 2019.  She served on the FPAC board for 7 years, and has served on other boards and committees, including the Women’s Legacy Fund Advisory Committee, Workforce Development Board, and the Housing Task Force for the SLO Chamber of Commerce. She is a Leadership SLO alumni, Class XXIII, and has received the Pacific Coast Business Times Top 40 Under 40 award and the Tribune’s Top 20 under 40 award. Kristin’s educational background includes a bachelor’s degree in sociology and a master’s degree in human resource management. She is passionate about the arts and their ability to draw communities together through a shared experience.

Erika Neel,

Development Director

Erika joined the FPAC team in 2017 and in that time has grown to deeply love working with San Luis Obispo’s performing arts community and with the SLO community at large. Originally from Weed, California, Erika grew up participating in a variety of performing arts genres, loving drama and especially playing the piano, which she considers her favorite hobby today. Erika earned her Bachelor’s degree in History and Education at University of Davis, California. She feels fortunate to be able to reside on the Central Coast and to have started her career in the nonprofit industry through her role at FPAC.

Logan Turner, Development Assistant

Logan has been passionate about the performing arts her entire life, being involved in theater and choir from childhood through college. She graduated from Cal Poly in 2019 with a B.S. in Biochemistry. While on campus Logan was highly involved in student leadership through New Student and Transition Programs and event organization through Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. She was also a member of Cal Poly’s University Singers Choir.

After graduating, Logan spent two years applying her biochemistry skills to wine production laboratories in San Luis Obispo County and Napa. She is so excited be back on the Central Coast and to be working closely with the arts, the SLO community, and Cal Poly’s campus.