About LUQ

The Light Up The Queen Foundation, a Delaware non-profit corporation, is using the power of the arts to transform the community through the magic that happens inside renovated, but historic, Queen Theater.

Our Mission

The Light Up The Queen Foundation is dedicated to the success of the Queen Theater in Wilmington, DE, and to assuring that the Queen stays a catalyst for building community through high-quality programs in arts, music, education, workforce development and mentoring.

Look Inside The Queen

LUQ Board Members & Staff Directory

Board Members

Tom Williams
Board President
CPA & Partner
Williams Humphreys & Co.

Kevin Walsh
Board Vice President
Musician/Lawyer

Tom Abel
Entrepreneur & Business Owner

Ben Leroy
Musician

Kathleen Ford
Board Secretary
Sr. Director Account Management
SkillNet Solutions, Sunnyvale CA

Mike Hare
Senior Vice President
Buccini Pollin Group

Tracey Roberts
Vice-Principal
Mount Pleasant Elementary School

Vicky Pettinaro Martelli
Pettinaro Relocation
VP Client Services

Jeff Flynn
Deputy Director
City of Wilmington Office of Economic Development

Chris Buccini
Managing Member
Buccini Polllin Group

Helene M. Keeley
3rd District Representative
Delaware House of Representatives

Staff Members

Tina Betz
Executive Director
Light Up The Queen Foundation

Judy Hickman
Office Administrator
Light Up The Queen Foundation

Thank You for Donating Today

The Light Up The Queen Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit, is dedicated to the preservation of the Queen Theater in Wilmington, DE. Donations from Community Partners ensure that the Light Up The Queen Foundation can continue providing quality Music & Arts Education programming in the historic Queen Theater.