SUMMARY
• 15 years of professional experience in arts leadership, strategy formation, program development, and nonprofit management
• Creator, curator, and/or producer of hundreds of public programs, including readings, events, performances, conferences, fellowships, residencies, and education programs & services
• Strong connections with artists of all disciplines and arts organizations across the country with deep knowledge of Northwest artists and arts communities 
• Expertise includes strategic planning, leadership transition, cross-sector collaboration and partnership, program and curriculum design, facilitation, and racial equity strategy
• Experienced writer, instructor, public speaker, and presenter  
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Program Director | Artist Trust | 2015-present  
• Oversee the organization's program strategy, development, and delivery
• Curriculum design and development of professional development programs providing more than 2,000 artists annually with business training
• Facilitate grantmaking programs, totaling more than $300K annually in grants to Washington State artists of all disciplines 
• Part of leadership team and played key role in the organization's regeneration, strategic planning, and racial equity strategy
• Work in partnership with Board of Trustees, community partners, and stakeholders on strategy formation and delivery
Program Director | Hugo House | 2005-2014 
• Oversaw education programming consisting of more than 100 adult writing classes annually, youth summer camps, and the writer-in-residence  
• Curated and hosted its flagship Literary Series; created its Word Works Series; and developed & implemented its first fellowship program 
• Produced more than 100 readings and performances annually, from touring author events to original theater productions 
• Led the organization through multiple leadership transitions, acting as the organization's spokesperson and working collaboratively with staff, board members, & stakeholders to create inclusive hiring processes 
• Held various positions, including administration, communications, events, fundraising, and programming
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS 

• Grant recipient, Artist Trust GAP Award, 2015

• Grant recipient, Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, 2014

• Grant recipient, 4Culture, 2011

• Grant recipient, Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, 2011

• Named one of City Arts Magazine’s Power 50 Culture Makers in Seattle, 2011

• Finalist for The Stranger Genius Award, 2010

COMMUNITY ORGANIZING & SERVICE (SELECTED)
• Grantmakers in the Arts Individual Artist Committee, 2018-present
• Kresge Arts in Detroit grant selection panelist, 2017
• Fremont Bridge Residency selection panelist, 2016
• Capitol Hill Arts District, 2016
• Mineral School advisory committee, 2015-present
• On the Boards ambassador, 2015-2016
• Lit Crawl Seattle director, 2015
• Lit Crawl Seattle organizing committee member, 2013-2014
• Mineral School Residency selection panelist, 2014-present 
• Cheap Wine & Poetry co-founder & curator, 2005-2017