Please contact me if you would like more information about these projects or others identified throughout this site.


Port of San Diego, Public Art Program
Policy and Organizational Planning
Current – San Diego, CA

Santa Ana Arts Commission
Cultural Plan (subconsultant to the Cultural Planning Group)
Current – Santa Ana, CA

Laguna Beach Arts Commission
Cultural Plan (subconsultant to the Cultural Planning Group)
Current – Laguna Beach, CA

Nashville Metro Arts Commission
Crafting a Creative City: A Five Year Agency Strategic Plan
2015 – Nashville, TN

Emerging Arts Leaders/Los Angeles
Restructuring Plan
2014 – Los Angeles, CA

Orchestra Nova
Three-Year Organizational Strategic Plan
2011 – San Diego, CA

City of San José Office of Cultural Affairs
Cultural Connection: City of San Jose’s Cultural Plan for 2011-2020
ARTS ENGAGE: A Strategic Plan for Arts Education and Cultural Learning
Subconsultant to the Cultural Planning Group.

2008-2011 – San José, CA

Media Arts Center San Diego
Education Plan – 2007
Resource Development Plan – 2005


The James Irvine Foundation
Research and writing sub-consultant to the Cultural Planning Group. University Collaborations with Nonprofit Arts Organizations in the Inland Region of California.
2015 – Los Angeles, CA

Grantmakers in the Arts
Disrupting the Status Quo : El Sistema, the Community Opus Project and School Reform in the Chula Vista Elementary School District, San Diego, CA. A researched article for GIA Reader. See publications listing for more information.
2014 – Seattle, WA

San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory
On-going research and writing projects including grant development and agency documents.
2013-ongoing – San Diego, CA

Lux Art Institute
Education Program Assessment and Education Pavilion Expansion Study
2011 – Encinitas, CA

Balboa Theatre Foundation
Organizational Review and Strategic Recommendations
2011 – San Diego, CA

The James Irvine Foundation
Next Generation Arts Leadership: A Report to The James Irvine Foundation
2011 – San Francisco, CA

Millard Sheets Center for the Arts at Fairplex
Audience Assessment and Strategic Recommendations
2008 – Pomona, CA

Illinois Arts Alliance
Arts Leadership for the 21st Century: Facilitated Mentoring and Peer Coaching Program Toolkit
2008 – Chicago, IL

City of San José Office of Cultural Affairs
Arts Education Program Assessment
2006-2007 – San José, CA

City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture
Folk and Traditional Arts Website Research, Development and Copywriting
2006 – San Diego, CA


California Alliance for Arts Education
Co-Founder, Chair and Strategist, San Diego Alliance for Arts Education
2009-2013 – Pasadena, CA

San Diego Unified School District, Visual and Performing Arts Department
Partnership Coordination and Consultation, San Diego Arts Education Partnership
2004-2007 – San Diego, CA

City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture
Founder and Coordinator, Emerging Leaders of Arts and Culture
2004-2007 – San Diego, CA

NTC Foundation
Project Coordinator, Dance Place San Diego
2006 – San Diego CA

Training and Facilitation

San Diego Magazine
Editorial Team Vision Retreat Facilitation
2013 – San Diego, CA

Arts Extension Service at University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Co-Created/Presented with Americans for the Arts
Fundamentals of Strategic and Community Planning for Local Arts Agencies
2010-2011 – Amherst, MA

San Diego Foundation
Emerging Leaders of Arts and Culture San Diego Strategic Plan Facilitation
2010 – San Diego, CA

San Diego Archaeological Center
Board Retreat Facilitation
2009 – San Diego, CA

Los Angeles County Arts Commission
Facilitator and advisor for Emerging Leaders Creative Conversation
2007 – Los Angeles, CA

Arts Education

City of Carlsbad Cultural Arts Office
Three-Part-Art Curriculum and Resource Guide
2007 – Carlsbad, CA

Grant Making

Nashville Metro Arts Commission
Out of State Adjudicator: Applicant organizations w/annual revenues in excess of $1m.
2013 – Nashville, TN

General Development and Grant Writing Support

La Jolla Music Society – 2005-2010
Media Arts Center San Diego – 2004-2010
San Diego Foundation – 2008
Street of Dreams, San Diego – 2008

Professional Leadership and Volunteer Activities

Americans for the Arts, Arts Education Network Council
Chair, 2011 and 2012

San Diego Unified School District Visual and Performing Arts Tiger Team
Chaired a community team that researched, wrote and presented a final report to the Board of Education, titled: Understanding the District’s arts education ecosystem to enable better decision-making on matters of policy and budget.

Americans for the Arts Leadership Salon
Invited Participant

Arts Education Preconference Planning Committee: Americans for the Arts Convention, Milwaukee
Committee Member

California Arts Council
Grant Proposal Review Panelist, Youth Education in the Arts Program

Eureka Foundation, San Diego
Fellow, Executive Director Fellowship Program