Member Services Coordinator

Tisha Shelden

Membership Services Coordinator
Tisha Shelden

tel: 443.640.1058 x1125
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Lakeland, FL office (EST)

A member of LHAT since 1987, Tisha served as a Regional Representative for Florida, Georgia and South Carolina for several years and Board Member from 1995-2001, chairing the Membership Committee. Tisha joined the League's staff in 2002.

Her historic theatre background dates to 1984, when she joined a group working to save and restore the 1,400 seat, atmospheric-style Polk Theatre in Lakeland, FL. Over her ten-year involvement with the project, she served as the Owner's Representative during most of the theatre's restoration, then as Membership Committee chair for the Board of Trustees, and finally as the theatre's manager.

As a member of Historic Lakeland, Inc., a local preservation organization, Tisha has been involved in successful battles to save the city's historic high school building, Coca Cola bottling plan, Terrace Hotel, and New Florida Hotel from demolition.

Tisha received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Randolph-Macon Woman's College in Lynchburg, VA, with a major in biology. She also studied art history and political science for a year at the University of Reading in Reading, England.