James Paul, Executive Director
James comes to The TANK from a career of more than 20 years as a grant writer, arts administrator and executive director of non-profit arts organizations. In New York, James headed the House Foundation for the Arts, which represents the work of singer and composer Meredith Monk. For 12 years, he and his late wife Joan Arnold owned and ran a country opera house in Ancram, New York, 100 miles up the Hudson from NYC. He is originally from San Francisco, where he worked with the Exploratorium, the Headlands Center for the Arts, and other organizations. He is also a poet and writer, author of several books.
Bobbie Fiscus, Operations Manager
Bobbie moved to Rangely in 1978 and attended Colorado Northwestern Community College. She holds an MBA and a CPA certification from the University of Phoenix. Bobbie worked as the manager of the Rangely Airport, and she is currently Center Manager at Lincare. In 2018, she opened a recreational equipment sales and rental business, Wild Bunch Consortium. Bobbie is married, has two wonderful boys and a bunch of dogs, and plays with her husband and sons in a country band, Fiscus and Gravy.
Samantha Wade, Assistant Audio Engineer, Keeper, and Guide
Samantha Wade records all Standard Sessions in The TANK. Known as The Voice of The TANK, Samantha grew up singing in its splendid resonance. Her grandmother, Barbara Wade, lived across the street and was for many years the Keeper of the Key. Samantha carries on this tradition as she greets visitors, gets them to sing, and introduces them to this sonic treasure.