Volunteer, Advocacy & Professional Involvement
January 2022 - Present
IDEA Stages, Board of Directors, Treasurer
IDEA Stages is an advocacy and theatre education organization focused on DEI.
1997 - Present; President 2000-2006
Colorado Theatre Guild, Board of Directors
The Colorado Theatre Guild (CTG) is the only service organization serving live theatre in
the State of Colorado. I have served on the board since 1997 in various capacities.
The Colorado Theatre Guild (CTG) encourages growth and excellence in live theatre in Colorado by creating connections within the theatre community and providing supporting programs and services in education, advocacy and promotion to patrons, producers and artists.
We envision a thriving live theatre community in Colorado, where artists, theatres and patrons are empowered to connect with one another, share resources, create and benefit from increased opportunity, and support each other’s successes and endeavors.
2003 - 2020
The Collaborative of the SCFD, Co-Chair, Board of Directors
The Collaborative of the SCFD (formerly the Scientific and Cultural Collaborative, SCC) is a collective of the largest arts and scientific cultural organizations in the region - all funded by the SCFD. The Collaborative offers collective programming and promotes dialogue across the cultural sector.
Steve served as Co-Chair of the Collaborative board for an unprecedented 13 years. Steve steered the board through the 2016 SCFD reauthorization effort as well as the first 6 months of the COVID-19 crisis.
2010 - 2020
Citizens for Arts to Zoo, Board of Directors
Citizens for Arts to Zoo is a 501c4 organization charged with advocating for the SCFD. CATZ also runs the reauthorization campaigns for the SCFD.
SCFD Reauthorization Task Force, Member
A select 18-member task force charged with working to evaluate and recommend changes for 2016 SCFD reauthorization.
Colorado Creative Industries Grant Evaluation Panelist
This panel was charged with evaluating grant applications for the Colorado Creative Industries "Colorado Creates" grant program.