Aya Hashiguchi Clark joined the TLT board in 2019. She is a former occupational therapist who worked with special education students in the public schools. After retiring from her chosen profession, she and her husband Randy Clark founded Dukesbay Productions, an independent, multiracial theatre company in Tacoma. The Clarks also built The Dukesbay Theater, an intimate 40-seat venue that has become the home for several independent theatre companies.

Aya is a producer, actor and playwright. She is also an advocate for keeping live theatre in Tacoma vital and accessible for all, inclusive of ethnicity, disability and gender expression.