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.

NAAC Steering Committee

  • Allentza Michel
    Allentza Michel Principal and Creative Director, Powerful Pathways
  • Audrey Seraphin
    Audrey Seraphin Membership and Capacity Building Manager
  • Carmen Plazas
    Carmen Plazas Communications Officer, Mass Cultural Council
  • Justina Crawford
    Justina Crawford Program Officer, Community Initiative, Mass Cultural Council
  • Meraris Diaz-Sanchez
    Meraris Diaz-Sanchez Group Account Manager, Blue Man Group
  • Olga Khvan
    Olga Khvan Content Editor, Public Relations, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Todd McNeel
    Todd McNeel Media and Public Relations Manager, Longy School of Music
  • Yoshi Campbell
    Yoshi Campbell Marketing & Audience Development Chair, Coro Allegro

Member Directory

  • Abria Smith
    Abria Smith Associate Director, Community Affairs and Campus Engagement, Berklee College of Music
  • Adewunmi Oke
    Adewunmi Oke Development Associate, Atlanta Music Project
  • Adriana Ray
    Adriana Ray Programs and Development Associate, Dance/USA
  • Adrienne Hawkins Artistic/Managing Director, Impulse Dance Co
  • Aislinn Brophy Work Study Program Coordinator, The Dance Complex
  • Akiba Abaka
    Akiba Abaka Audience Development Manager, ArtsEmerson
  • Alicia Chick Development Officer, The Eliot School of Fine and Applied Arts
  • Alicia Nichols Development Officer, School of the Museum of Fine Arts
  • Alison Croney Program Director, Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts
  • Allentza Michel
    Allentza Michel Principal and Creative Director, Powerful Pathways
  • Allyssa Jones Consultant, Jones Creative & Consulting, LLC
  • Althea Blackford Owner, Event Producer, VStyle Productions
  • Alwyn McLeod
    Alwyn McLeod CEO, McLeod9
  • Amanda Schaefer Independent Artist
  • Angela Glover
    Angela Glover Para Professional, Freelance
  • Angela Han Co-founder and Partner, Third Eye Cultural Collaborative
  • Anjelica Montemayor Assistant Director, Berklee College of Music
  • Annette McCarty
    Annette McCarty Retired Department Chair of Art, The Annette McCarty Art Studio
  • Annie Yang-Perez Assistant to the President Boston Center for the Arts
  • Anthony W Lanier
    Anthony W Lanier Documentarian, AWL
  • Ariana Lee
    Ariana Lee Assistant Event Manager of Lectures, Courses, and Concerts, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Ashleigh Gordon Artistic Director, Castle of our Skins
  • Audrey Seraphin
    Audrey Seraphin Membership and Capacity Building Manager
  • Aysha Upchurch
    Aysha Upchurch Artist in Residence, Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • Ben Hires
    Ben Hires Executive Producer and Chief Strategy Officer, Boston Children's Chours
  • Benny Sato Ambush
    Benny Sato Ambush Freelance SDC Stage Director/Educator/Consultant, Unaffiliated/Independent
  • Brandon Milardo
    Brandon Milardo Assistant to the Administrative Officer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Brittany Ross
    Brittany Ross Marketing and Patron Services Associate, Opus Affair
  • Bryana Robinson
    Bryana Robinson Admissions Counselor, Massachusetts College of Art & Design
  • Candelaria Silva-Collins
    Candelaria Silva-Collins Community Membership Coordinator, Huntington Theatre Company
  • Carmen Cohen
    Carmen Cohen Artist, Meta Art
  • Carmen Plazas
    Carmen Plazas Communications Officer, Mass Cultural Council
  • Carolyn Tidwell
    Carolyn Tidwell Director of the Career Center, Mount Ida College
  • Cassandra Ling
    Cassandra Ling Head of Strategic Program Development, Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • 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
  • Cecilia Wright
    Cecilia Wright Development Associate, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • 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 Guerra
    Chris Guerra Cultural Affairs Supervisor of Public Art, City of Santa Monica
  • Chris Santos Commissioner, Brookline Commission for the Arts
  • Christina Davis
    Christina Davis Associate Dean, Diversity and Inclusion, Berklee School of Music
  • Chu Huang
    Chu Huang Senior Assistant Director, College Advising Corp at Boston University
  • Cilicia Rios
    Cilicia Rios Development Intern, Central Square Theater
  • Colgan Johnson
    Colgan Johnson Multimedia Artist 1981andCo
  • Conrad Lamour
    Conrad Lamour Event Planner / Fashion designer, Boston En Vogue / Brazilian Fashion Week USA
  • Corey DePina Youth Development and Performance Manager , Zumix
  • Courtney Sharpe
    Courtney Sharpe Director of Cultural Planning, Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture
  • Cristina Dones
    Cristina Dones Manager of Community Engagement, The Network/La Red
  • Cynthia Woo
    Cynthia Woo Director, Pao Arts Center, Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center
  • Daniel Callahan
    Daniel Callahan Principle Artist, Create & Record
  • Daniela Jacobson Plotkin Program Coordinator, Presenting & Touring and Accessibility Coordinator, New England Foundation for the Arts
  • Danielle Butler
    Danielle Butler Executive Assistant, The Theater Offensive
  • Dariel Suarez Head of Faculty & Curriculum, GrubStreet
  • Darren Cole
    Darren Cole Digital Storyteller, City of Boston
  • David Holland Associate Director, Arts & Business Council of Greater Boston
  • David Howse Executive Director, ArtsEmerson
  • Dawn Simmons Executive Director, StageSource
  • Dawna Burrus Director of Annual Giving, Boston Athenaeum
  • Debbie Jacob Database Administrator, Museum of Science
  • Deena Anderson
    Deena Anderson Jazz Concert Supervisor, Manager and Artist Liason for the Jazz Progra, 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 Board Member, Somerville Arts Council
  • Doneeca Thurston
    Doneeca Thurston Creative Engagement Producer, Peabody Essex Museum
  • Doreen Reis
    Doreen Reis Advertising Manager, Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Eiji Miura
    Eiji Miura Voice Faculty, Clark University
  • Elizabeth Fernandes
    Elizabeth Fernandes Artist /creator Vivalashiekh
  • Ellice Patterson Founder & Director, Abilities Dance
  • 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
  • Eson Kim Youth Programs Manager, GrubStreet
  • Fabienne Keck
    Fabienne Keck Curatorial Dept. Coordinator, Institute of Contemporary Art /Boston
  • Fei Gao
    Fei Gao Arts Administration Program Coordinator, Boston University Metropolitan College
  • Felicia Holman Communication Director (Links Hall); Co-founder (ALCN) Links Hall & Art Leaders of Color Network (Chicago)
  • Florentina Gutierrez
    Florentina Gutierrez Front Desk Receptionist, Skinner, Inc.
  • Fox Harrell Associate Professor, Comparative Media Studies | Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Gilesa Thomas
    Gilesa Thomas Freelancer
  • Gwendolyn Walker Grant Writer, Artists for Humanity
  • Hana Omiya Academic Assistant, MIT Program in Art, Culture & Technology
  • Hanako Brais
    Hanako Brais Research & Programming Assistant, Arts Connect International
  • Harold Steward
    Harold Steward Managing Director, The Theater Offensive
  • Hector Solano
    Hector Solano Owner, 617Live
  • Helen Zhang
    Helen Zhang Fundraising Events Coordinator, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
  • 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
  • Ingrid Pabon Owner, Certified Coach, Pause for Prosperity Coaching
  • Isabel Catalina Hibbard
    Isabel Catalina Hibbard Freelance
  • J. Cottle Executive Director, Dunamis-Boston
  • Jacquinn Sinclair
    Jacquinn Sinclair Contributing Arts Writer
  • James Boyd
    James Boyd Promotions & Community Coordinator, Huntington Theatre Company
  • James Boyd
    James Boyd Manager, Procurement Services, Berklee School of Music
  • Janet Chen Study Center Art Handler, Harvard Art Museums
  • Jarod Stone
    Jarod Stone Student, Harvard College
  • 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 Marketing & Communications Manager, Boston Lyric Opera
  • Jennifer Chen
    Jennifer Chen Managing Director, American Modern Opera Company
  • Jennifer Erickson
    Jennifer Erickson Manager of Arts & Culture, Metropolitan Area Planning Council
  • Jennifer Javier Volunteer Manager 826 Boston
  • Jennifer Lin-Weinheimer Founder, CreateWell Fund
  • Jessica Hong Assistant Curator, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
  • Jessie Magyar Community Outreach Coordinator Institute of Contemporary Art/ Boston
  • Jo Craig
    Jo Craig Data Entry and Stewardship, Berklee College of Music
  • Jonah Toussaint
    Jonah Toussaint Marketing and Inclusion Specialist, Central Square Theater
  • Jonathan Holland Chair of Composition, Contemporary Music, and Core Studies Boston Conservatory at Berklee
  • Josean Ortiz
    Josean Ortiz Community Programs Manager, The Theater Offensive
  • Joseph Quisol Programming Fellow Arts Connect International
  • Josephine Ho
    Josephine Ho Development Officer, Museum Council, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Judy Pryor-Ramirez
    Judy Pryor-Ramirez Elma Lewis Scholar-in-Residence, Emerson College
  • Justin Samoy
    Justin Samoy Development Associate , The New Group
  • Justina Crawford
    Justina Crawford Program Officer, Community Initiative, Mass Cultural Council
  • Kameko Branchaud Connected Learning Developer, Peabody Essex Museum
  • Kara Elliott-Ortega
    Kara Elliott-Ortega Chief of Arts and Culture, Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture, City of Boston
  • Karen Young Founder, The Genki Spark
  • Karthik Subramanian
    Karthik Subramanian Production Manager, Company One Theatre; Arts Coordinator, BCNC
  • Kat Nakaji Production Supervisor, Pedagogical Program, American Repertory Theater
  • 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
  • Kelley Chunn
    Kelley Chunn Acting President, Roxbury Cultural District
  • Kendrick Evans Content Administrator, American Public Television
  • 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
  • Kimvy  Nguyen
    Kimvy Nguyen Special Education Coordinator, Boston Public Schools
  • Kortney Adams Education Manager, Central Square Theater
  • Kritika Prasher
    Kritika Prasher Area Director, Toastmasters International
  • Lani Asuncion Studio Manager of Media Arts Department, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Tufts
  • Lauren Brooks School Administrator for the Boston Studio, Boston Ballet
  • Laury Gutierrez Executive and Artistic Director, La Donna Musicale/RUMBARROCO
  • Layla Bermeo
    Layla Bermeo Assistant Curator of Paintings, Art of the Americas, Museum of Fine Arts
  • Leclerc  Jean-Louis
    Leclerc Jean-Louis Freelancer
  • Lecolion Washington Executive Director, Community Music Center of Boston
  • Leslie Wu Foley Associate Director of Audience Development, Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Lillian Hsu
    Lillian Hsu Director of Public Art and Exhibitions, Cambridge Arts Council
  • Lisa Field
    Lisa Field Group Sales and Company Manager, Shear Madness
  • Lisa Simmons
    Lisa Simmons Festivals Program Manager, Massachusetts Cultural Council
  • Liz Goodwin
    Liz Goodwin Senior Communications Manager, Grub Street
  • Loreto Ansaldo Founder, Activist Calendar
  • Lucilda Dassardo-Cooper Owner, CooperLu Productions
  • Luiza deCamargo
    Luiza deCamargo Assistant Director of Development, Wellesley Centers for Women
  • Lydia Polanco-Pena Events and Exhibits Coordinator, Mission Hill Artists Collective
  • Lyndsay Allyn Cox Director of Theatre Arts, Boston Center for the Arts
  • Lynn Murray Program and Events Manager, The Clubhouse Network
  • Madelyn Washington
    Madelyn Washington Digital Learning Librarian, Berklee School of Music
  • Mara Elissa Palma Emerging Actor, Intiman Theatre
  • Marcus Thompson Artistic Director Boston Chamber Music Society
  • Maria Cabrera Supervisor, Community Relations , Museum of Science
  • Maria Paula Garcia
    Maria Paula Garcia Public Program Coordinator, Cultural Agents
  • Marie Tai Associate Director, Community Music Center of Boston
  • Marie-Claire Dumornay
    Marie-Claire Dumornay Operations Coordinator, MassArt
  • Marissa Gutierrez-Vicario Executive Director, Art and Resistance Through Education
  • Marissa Molinar
    Marissa Molinar Outreach, Marketing, and Development Consultant, Cultural Capital Arts
  • Marjorie Saintil-Belizaire Arts Administration/Professional Artist, K Fine Arts Studio
  • Marsha Parrilla
    Marsha Parrilla Director/Choreographer, Danza Orgánica
  • Matt Parker Sole Proprietor, Mistah Parker Presents
  • Maurice Parent Executive Director, The Front Porch Arts Collective
  • Meena Malik Program Coordinator, National Theater Project, New England Foundation for the Arts
  • Melissa Teng
    Melissa Teng Interactive Designer, Freelance
  • Meraris Diaz-Sanchez
    Meraris Diaz-Sanchez Group Account Manager, Blue Man Group
  • Michèle Oshima
    Michèle Oshima Founder/Creative Synergist, Oshima Consulting
  • Miguel A. Rodriguez
    Miguel A. Rodriguez Executive Director, Boston Baroque
  • Miguel Landestoy
    Miguel Landestoy Human Resources and Business Office Manager, Community Music Center of Boston
  • Mike Mason
    Mike Mason Assistant Department Chair, Liberal Arts, Berklee College of Music
  • Mike Tom
    Mike Tom Public Relations Associate, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Morgan Beckford Chief Programming Officer, Community Music Center of Boston
  • Myran Parker-Brass Executive Director for the Arts, Boston Public Schools
  • Nadine Martinez Director of The Arts, West End House
  • Nadine Nelson Owner, Global Local Gourmet
  • Natalie Rice-Harris Human Resources Manager, Institute of Contemporary Art Boston
  • Natasha Moustache
    Natasha Moustache Photographer, Natasha Moustache Photography
  • Ngoc-Tran Vu Program Director, Associations of Independents in Radio (AIR)
  • Nia Evans
    Nia Evans Director, Boston Ujima Project
  • Nicole d’Avis
    Nicole d’Avis Operations Manager, Berklee Institute of Creative Entrepreneurship
  • Nikki  Kirk
    Nikki Kirk Program Manager, El Sistema
  • Nnaemeka Ekwelum
    Nnaemeka Ekwelum Arts in Education Ed.M. student, Harvard Graduate School of Education
  • Olawumi Akinwumi
    Olawumi Akinwumi Program Manager, Hibernian Hall
  • Olga Khvan
    Olga Khvan Content Editor, Public Relations, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Olive Knight Executive Director, The Vibe Coffeehouse
  • Pamela Jones
    Pamela Jones Human Resources Manager The Salvation Army Boston Kroc Center
  • Paola Ozuna Development Officer, Artists for Humanity
  • Pascale Florestal Venue Associate, Boston Center for the Arts
  • Patricia Williams
    Patricia Williams Founder, The Word Boston
  • Phaedra Scott
    Phaedra Scott Director/Dramaturg
  • Philip Lima
    Philip Lima Artistic Director, The Bostonians
  • Purvi Patwari HR Consultant Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
  • Raksak Kongseng
    Raksak Kongseng Operations and Special Projects Manager Theatre Communications Group
  • RamonaLisa Alexander Arts and Culture Manager Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative
  • Raquel Jimenez Research Fellow, Harvard Project Zero
  • Raquel Peula
    Raquel Peula Arts Administration Program Manager, Boston University
  • Rebecca Leopoldina Torres Project Coordinator/Communications & Marketing, Harvard Art Museums
  • Reggie Williams Development Director, Transformative Culture Project
  • Roberta Johnson Vice President of Audience Engagement, Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance
  • Robin Whitney
    Robin Whitney Development & Outreach Manager, Boston Lyric Opera
  • Romy St. Hilaire
    Romy St. Hilaire STEAM Team Program Coordinator, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Ronnie Thomas Artistic Director, Mystique Illusions Dance Theatre
  • Rosalyn Elder Founder, African American Heritage Massachusetts
  • Ruth Mercado-Zizzo BPS Arts Expansion Director, EdVestors
  • Sabrina Aviles Director, Boston Latino International Film Festival
  • Sackona Fitts Corps Member, Teach for America
  • Salvador Jiménez-Flores Artist in Residence, Harvard Ceramics Program
  • Sara Ting Founder & President, World Unity, Inc.
  • Sarah Shin Office Assistant, Boston Playwrights' Theatre
  • Selassie Davies Administrative Assistant, MASSCreative
  • Serina Gousby
    Serina Gousby Development Assistant, GrubStreet
  • Shaneez Tyndall
    Shaneez Tyndall Creative Youth Development Program Officer, Mass Cultural Council
  • Shannan Clarke
    Shannan Clarke Associate Director of Parent Development, Phillips Acadamy
  • Sharon Amuguni Program Assistant, Boston AIR
  • Shaumba-Yandje Dibinga Executive and Artistic Director, OrigiNation Cultural Arts Center
  • Shauna Rigaud
    Shauna Rigaud Community Based Learning Coordinator George Mason University
  • Sidney Monroe
    Sidney Monroe Youth Programs Manager, The Theater Offensive
  • Silas de Oliveira Artistic Director, El Sistema Somerville
  • Silvi Naçi Assistant Director, Samson Project
  • Simone John
    Simone John Coordinator
  • Sinai Sampson-Hill
    Sinai Sampson-Hill Marketing Assistant, Simmons College
  • Sonia Brathwaite
    Sonia Brathwaite Freelance Graphic Designer, Contract Employee
  • Sonya Larson Director of Advocacy and the Muse Literary Conference, Grub Street
  • Stella Aguirre  McGregor
    Stella Aguirre McGregor Executive Artistic Director, Urbano Project Inc.
  • Stephanie Houten
    Stephanie Houten Event Producer, Self-Employed
  • Summer L. Williams
    Summer L. Williams Associate Artistic Director, Company One Theatre
  • Susana Reyes
    Susana Reyes Art of the Americas Department Coordinator, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Tareena D. Darbe
    Tareena D. Darbe Operations Manager & Executive Administrator, Arts Emerson
  • Thurston Reyes Production Manager, Central Square Theater
  • Tiffany Rice
    Tiffany Rice Performing Arts Director, The Windsor School
  • 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
  • Titi Ngwenya Director of Communications, Fuller Craft Museum
  • Todd McNeel
    Todd McNeel Media and Public Relations Manager, Longy School of Music
  • Tonasia Jones Programs Administrator, The Theater Offensive
  • Tracy Harris
    Tracy Harris CFO, Tracy Inc.
  • Tyrone Sutton Music Department Co-Chair, Boston Arts Academy
  • U-Meleni Mhlaba-Adebo Artist/Producer, The Maoko Project
  • Vanessa Martinez Assistant Marketing Manager, Federal Realty Investment Trust
  • 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
  • Vivian Baguer Holland
    Vivian Baguer Holland
  • Wanessa Tillman Director of Visitor Services Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
  • Wen Huang
    Wen Huang Managing Director, Boston Chamber Music Society
  • Xavier Alexander Durden
    Xavier Alexander Durden Student, Boston Conservatory Black Student Union
  • Xueer La
    Xueer La Consultant Assistant Galerie d'Orsay
  • Yaritza Pena
    Yaritza Pena Admissions Counselor, Massachusetts College of Art & Design
  • Yoshi Campbell
    Yoshi Campbell Marketing & Audience Development Chair, Coro Allegro
  • Yvette Layne
    Yvette Layne Accountant, American Repertory Theater

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