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        Staff & Board

        Meet the team driving change

        Our staff

        Julie Baker

        Chief Executive Officer |

        Tracy Hudak

        Director of Field Engagement |

        NeFesha Yisra'el

        Director of Programs |

        Eduardo Robles

        Senior Manager of Communications |

        Teri Ball

        RAIN Project Manager |

        L.T. Martinez

        Executive Assistant |

        Jean Young

        Communications Coordinator |

        Jennica Bisbee

        Field Engagement Coordinator |

        Martha Demson

        Paymaster Program Specialist |

        Board members

        Leticia Rhi Buckley, CA for the Arts, President

        CEO, LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes

        Edmund Velasco, CA Arts Advocates, Vice President

        Vice-President, Local 7 Musicians’ Union

        Patrick Brien, CA for the Arts, Treasurer

        Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Arts Orange County

        Jennifer Kane

        Executive Director, Arts Connection – The Arts Council of San Bernadino County

        Victoria L. Hamilton

        Board Director, Prebys Foundation

        Dalouge Smith, CA Arts Advocates, Treasurer

        CEO, The Lewis Prize for Music

        Eliza Tudor

        Executive Director, Nevada County Arts Council

        Josiah Bruny

        CEO, Music Changing Lives

        Heather Angelina Dunn

        Partner, DLA Piper LLP US, California Lawyers for the Arts

        Sean Fenton

        Executive Director, Theatre Bay Area

        Jonathon Glus, CA for the Arts, Vice President

        Executive Director, City of San Diego Commission on Arts and Culture

        Cara Goger, CA for the Arts, Secretary

        Executive Director, Mariposa County Arts Council

        Rafael González

        CEO & President, Grand Performances

        Maria Jenson

        Creative and Executive Director, SOMArts Cultural Center

        Jennifer Laine, CA Arts Advocates, President

        Executive Director, San Benito Arts Council

        Lyz Luke

        Executive Director, Living Jazz

        Tamaira “Miss Tee” Sandifer

        CEO and Founder, Studio T Arts & Entertainment / Studio T Urban Arts Academy

        Felicia Shaw

        Executive Director of the San Diego Regional Arts and Culture Coalition

        Nurit Siegel Smith

        Executive Director, Music Forward Foundation

        Usha Srinivasan

        Co-Founder, Mosaic America

        Megan Van Voorhis

        Director of Convention & Cultural Services, City of Sacramento

        Bridget Cantu Wear

        Associate Director of Development, Strategic Partnerships The Old Globe Theatre


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