NAAC BOSTON MEMBERS

The Network for
Arts Administrators of Color

NAAC Boston welcomes self-identifying arts administrators of color, such as Asian American, African American, Native American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander, Latin American, or multiracial individuals. The Network is open to individuals working in a full-time or part-time capacity at non-profit or for-profit arts and culture organization in Greater Boston, as well as freelancers and consultants.

Made possible with generous support by

  • Abria Smith
    Abria Smith Associate Director, Community and Government Relations, Berklee College of Music
  • Adewunmi Oke
    Adewunmi Oke Fellow, HowlRound/ArtsEmerson
  • Adriana Ray
    Adriana Ray Graduate Assistant, BU Arts Initiative
  • Adrienne Hawkins Artistic/Managing Director, Impulse Dance Co
  • Akiba Abaka
    Akiba Abaka Audience Development Manager, ArtsEmerson
  • Alison Croney Director of School & Community Partnerships, Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts
  • Allentza Michel
    Allentza Michel Principal and Creative Director, Powerful Pathways
  • Andre Green
    Andre Green Political Director, MASSCreative
  • Ashleigh Gordon Artistic Director, Castle of our Skins
  • Audrey Seraphin
    Audrey Seraphin Community Connectivity (C2) Coordinator, Central Square Theater
  • Aysha Upchurch
    Aysha Upchurch Associate Director of COOL Schools, VSA Massachusetts
  • Ben Hires
    Ben Hires Director of Programs, Boston Children's Chours
  • Brandon Milardo
    Brandon Milardo Assistant to the Administrative Officer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Brittany Ross
    Brittany Ross Box Office Associate & House Manager, Lyric Stage Company of Boston
  • Bryana Robinson
    Bryana Robinson Admissions Counselor, Massachusetts College of Art & Design
  • Candelaria Silva-Collins
    Candelaria Silva-Collins Community Membership Coordinator, Huntington Theatre Company
  • Carmen Cadran
    Carmen Cadran Digital Communications Manager, Massachusetts Cultural Council
  • Carmen Cohen
    Carmen Cohen Artist, Meta Art
  • Carolyn Tidwell
    Carolyn Tidwell Rebecca Parris and Associates
  • Catherine Morris Founder, Boston Arts & Music Soul Festival (BAMS Fest)
  • Cecil Adderly Chair, Music Education, Berklee College of Music
  • Cecilia Mendez
    Cecilia Mendez Director, Center for Art and Community Partnerships, Massachusetts College of Art & Design
  • Cedric Douglas Creative Director, The Up Truck
  • Chanel Thervil
    Chanel Thervil Program Manager, The Art Connection
  • Charles Augustine
    Charles Augustine Box Office Associate, Puppet Showplace Theater
  • Chris Santos Commissioner, Brookline Commission for the Arts
  • Christina Davis
    Christina Davis Associate Dean, Residential and Campus Life, Berklee School of Music
  • Chu Huang
    Chu Huang Community Programs Manager, Northeastern Crossing at Northeastern University
  • Cristina Dones
    Cristina Dones Manager of Community Engagement, The Network/La Red
  • Cuong Hoang
    Cuong Hoang Director of Programs, Mott Philanthropic
  • Cynthia Woo
    Cynthia Woo Director, Pao Arts Center, Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center
  • Dariel Suarez Head of Faculty & Curriculum, GrubStreet
  • David Holland
    David Holland Associate Director, Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston
  • David Howse Executive Director, ArtsEmerson
  • Dawn Simmons
    Dawn Simmons Director of Engagement, Boston Center for the Arts
  • Deena Anderson
    Deena Anderson Learning from Performers Program Associate, Office for the Arts at Harvard
  • Denise Delgado Neighborhood Program Fellow / writer, artist, consultant, GrubStreet
  • Derek Lumpkins
    Derek Lumpkins Director, Neighborhood Partnerships & Programs, Northeastern Crossing at Northeastern University
  • Diedra Montgomery
    Diedra Montgomery Program Coordinator, New England Foundation for the Arts
  • Doreen Reis
    Doreen Reis Advertising Manager, Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Eiji Miura
    Eiji Miura Events/Ensembles Manager, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Elsa Mosquera Arts Program Director, IBA - Inquilinos Boricuas en Acción
  • Ena Fox
    Ena Fox Consultant/Educator
  • Erin Holder
    Erin Holder Project Specialist, Harvard Museums of Science & Culture
  • Fabienne Keck
    Fabienne Keck Curatorial Dept. Coordinator, Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston
  • Fei Gao
    Fei Gao Arts Administration Intern, Chinese Cultural Connection, Malden
  • Florentina Gutierrez
    Florentina Gutierrez ArtsEmerson
  • Fox Harrell Associate Professor, Comparative Media Studies | Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Harold Steward
    Harold Steward Managing Director, The Theater Offensive
  • Hector Solano
    Hector Solano Owner, 617Live
  • Herbert Jones
    Herbert Jones Volunteer and Intern Programs Manager, Museum of Fine Arts
  • Homa Sarabi
    Homa Sarabi Independent Artist/Curator
  • Imani Wilson
    Imani Wilson Manager, Academic and School Programs - Berklee City Music, Berklee College of Music
  • Isabel Catalina Hibbard
    Isabel Catalina Hibbard Arts Education Program Manager, The Urbano Project, Inc.
  • James Boyd
    James Boyd Promotions & Community Coordinator, Huntington Theatre Company
  • James Boyd
    James Boyd Manager, Procurement Services, Berklee School of Music
  • Javier Caballero
    Javier Caballero Scholarship & Recruitment Manager, From the Top
  • Jazzmin Bonner
    Jazzmin Bonner Company Manager, Huntington Theatre Company
  • Jean Player
    Jean Player Manager, Chorus pro Musica
  • Jeila Irdmusa Communications Manager, Boston Lyric Opera
  • Jennifer Lin-Weinheimer Founder, CreateWell Fund
  • Jo Craig
    Jo Craig Data Entry and Stewardship, Berklee College of Music
  • Josean Ortiz
    Josean Ortiz Community Programs Manager, The Theater Offensive
  • Josephine Ho
    Josephine Ho Development Officer, Museum Council, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Juan Carlos Ruiz Musician, La Donna Musicale/RUMBARROCO
  • Judy Pryor-Ramirez
    Judy Pryor-Ramirez Director, Elma Lewis Center at Emerson College
  • Justin Samoy
    Justin Samoy Producing Apprentice, Huntington Theatre Company
  • Justina Crawford
    Justina Crawford Manager of Lectures, Courses and Concerts, Museum of Fine Arts Boston
  • Kara Elliott-Ortega
    Kara Elliott-Ortega Director of Planning and Policy, Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture, City of Boston
  • Karthik Subramanian
    Karthik Subramanian Arts Coordinator, Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center
  • Kat Nakaji
    Kat Nakaji HRDC Technical Supervisor, American Repertory Theater
  • Katharena Rentumis
    Katharena Rentumis
  • Katherine Shozawa
    Katherine Shozawa Director of Community Engagement, Lesley University College of Art & Design
  • Kathy King
    Kathy King Director of Education, Ceramics Program - Office for the Arts at Harvard
  • Kendrick Evans
    Kendrick Evans Administrative Support Assistant, Huntington Theatre Company
  • Kevin Johnson
    Kevin Johnson Director, Office for Diversity & Inclusion, Berklee School of Music
  • Kim Szeto
    Kim Szeto Program Manager, Creative City, New England Foundation for the Arts
  • Kortney Adams Education Manager, Central Square Theater
  • Laury Gutierrez Executive and Artistic Director, La Donna Musicale/RUMBARROCO
  • Leclerc  Jean-Louis
    Leclerc Jean-Louis Freelancer
  • Leslie Wu Foley Associate Director of Audience Development, Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Lisa Simmons
    Lisa Simmons Festivals Program Manager, Massachusetts Cultural Council
  • Lucilda Dassardo-Cooper Owner, CooperLu Productions
  • Lydia Polanco-Pena
    Lydia Polanco-Pena Art Administrator/Coordinator, Mission Hill Artists Collective
  • Lyndsay Allyn Cox
    Lyndsay Allyn Cox Managing Director, Fresh Ink Theatre
  • Lynn Murray
    Lynn Murray Program Manager, Museum of Science
  • Madelyn Washington
    Madelyn Washington Digital Learning Librarian, Berklee School of Music
  • Mara Elissa Palma Artist (Actor/Playwright)
  • Maria Paula Garcia
    Maria Paula Garcia Development Manager, Urbano Project
  • Marie Tai Associate Director, Community Music Center of Boston
  • Marissa Gutierrez-Vicario Founder, Art and Resistance Through Education
  • Marissa Molinar
    Marissa Molinar Outreach, Marketing, and Development Consultant, Cultural Capital Arts
  • Matt Parker Sole Proprietor, Mistah Parker Presents
  • Meena Malik Program Coordinator, National Theater Project, New England Foundation for the Arts
  • Meraris Diaz-Sanchez
    Meraris Diaz-Sanchez Sales & Marketing Assistant, Blue Man Group
  • Merissa  Magdael-Lauron
    Merissa Magdael-Lauron Digital Organizer and Operations Manager, MASSCreative
  • Michèle Oshima
    Michèle Oshima Founder/Creative Synergist, Oshima Consulting
  • Miguel A. Rodriguez
    Miguel A. Rodriguez Executive Director, Boston Baroque
  • Mike Mason
    Mike Mason Assistant Development Chair, Liberal Arts, Berklee School of Music
  • Myran Parker-Brass Executive Director for the Arts, Boston Public Schools
  • Nadine Nelson Owner, Global Local Gourmet
  • Ngoc-Tran Vu Program Director, Associations of Independents in Radio (AIR)
  • Nia Evans
    Nia Evans Executive Director, Boston NAACP
  • Nicole d’Avis
    Nicole d’Avis Operations & Events Manager, Berklee Institute of Creative Entrepreneurship
  • Nikki  Kirk
    Nikki Kirk Program Officer, Massachusetts Cultural Council
  • Nnaemeka Ekwelum
    Nnaemeka Ekwelum Arts in Education Ed.M. student, Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • Olawumi Akinwumi
    Olawumi Akinwumi Program Coordinator, Madison Park Development Corporation
  • Pamela Jones
    Pamela Jones Co-Chair, Discover Roxbury
  • Phaedra Scott
    Phaedra Scott Director/Dramaturg
  • Philip Lima
    Philip Lima Artistic Director, The Bostonians
  • Raksak Kongseng
    Raksak Kongseng Office Administrator, The Theater Offensive
  • Raquel Peula
    Raquel Peula Arts Administration Program Manager, Boston University
  • Reggie Williams Development Manager, Transformative Culture Project
  • Robin Whitney
    Robin Whitney Individual Giving Manager, Boston Lyric Opera
  • Sackona Fitts Production Assistant, Transformative Culture Project
  • Salvador Jiménez-Flores Artist in Residence, Harvard Ceramics Program
  • Samantha Ferello
    Samantha Ferello Office Associate, Boston Lyric Opera
  • Shannan Clarke
    Shannan Clarke Associate Director, Individual Giving, Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston
  • Shaumba-Yandje Dibinga Executive and Artistic Director, OrigiNation Cultural Arts Center
  • Shauna Rigaud
    Shauna Rigaud Service Learning and Community Partner Specialist , Simmons College
  • Sidney Monroe
    Sidney Monroe Youth Programs Manager, The Theater Offensive
  • Silvi Naçi Silver Projects/ Big Red & Shiny Artist/Curator/writer
  • Simone John
    Simone John Coordinator
  • Sinai Sampson-Hill
    Sinai Sampson-Hill Marketing Intern, Multicultural Arts Center
  • Sonia Brathwaite
    Sonia Brathwaite Graduate Student, Harvard University
  • Stella Aguirre  McGregor
    Stella Aguirre McGregor Executive Artistic Director, Urbano Project Inc.
  • Summer L. Williams
    Summer L. Williams Associate Artistic Director, Company One Theatre
  • Tareena D. Darbe
    Tareena D. Darbe Operations Manager & Executive Administrator, Arts Emerson
  • Thurston Reyes Production Manager, Central Square Theater
  • Timothy Hall Co-Founder, HipStory Music Label
  • Tiniqua Patrick
    Tiniqua Patrick Administrative Assistant, Community Music Center of Boston
  • Tishna Lodi
    Tishna Lodi Director of Venue Services, Boston Center for the Arts
  • Todd McNeel
    Todd McNeel Marketing Outreach Coordinator, ArtsEmerson
  • Tonasia Jones Programs Administrator, The Theater Offensive
  • Tyrone Sutton Music Department Co-Chair, Boston Arts Academy
  • U-Meleni Mhlaba-Adebo Artist/Producer, The Maoko Project
  • Vanessa Martinez
    Vanessa Martinez Marketing Coordinator, Assembly Row
  • Verónica Ramírez Martell
    Verónica Ramírez Martell School & Community Partnership Program Coordinator, Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts
  • Veronica Wells
    Veronica Wells Organizer/Board Member, Escena Latina Teatro
  • Vic Quintanar
    Vic Quintanar PYTA Manager, The Theater Offensive
  • VICTORIA GEORGE
    VICTORIA GEORGE Audience Lab Director
  • Vivian Baguer Holland
    Vivian Baguer Holland
  • Wen Huang
    Wen Huang Managing Director, Boston Chamber Music Society
  • Yaritza Pena
    Yaritza Pena Admissions Counselor, Massachusetts College of Art & Design
  • Yvette Layne
    Yvette Layne Accountant, American Repertory Theater

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