Miki has served on the board since 2004. She was on the board at the inception of the Nelsonville Music Festival. In fact, it was through her efforts that seed money for the first festival was raised. Her husband Jay and his two brothers both gave money to offset the start up costs of the festival and dedicated that first festival to their parents John and Gloria Brooks, long time residents of Nelsonville.

Originally from Moxahala, Ohio she has resided in Nelsonville for over 40 years. Miki has a Masters degree from Ohio University and she is a small business serial entrepreneur. In addition to Stuart’s Opera House her passion is giving new life to old houses.