Contribution of Service to Academic, Professional, and Civic Communities

University, College and Departmental Committees

College of Arts and Sciences

            • Executive Committee
            • College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Meeting Recording Secretary

Division of Fine Arts

            • Executive Committee - Vice President

Department of Theatre Arts

            • Area Coordinator - Playwriting
            • Appointments, Tenure & Promotion Committee
            • Executive Committee
            • Curriculum Committee - Chair
            • Scholarship Committee
            • Owen Dodson Weenie Awards Committee - Chair
            • Academic Standards Committee

Professional Organization Memberships

Maintained membership in professional organizations and unions:

          • Dramatist Guild of America
          • Association of Theatre in Higher Education
          • Screen Actors Guild (SAG)
          • The Creativity Coaches Association
          • August Wilson Society (founding member)
          • International Association of Coaches
          • Delta Sigma Theta Inc.

Volunteer Support

          • Volunteer monthly with Delta Sigma Theta Inc. at Whittier Elementary mentoring students and helping them to increase their social and learning skills through theatre games
          • Volunteer at St. Michaels School for career day - exposing students in grades 1st and 7th to career ideas: college professor, actor, director or playwright
          • Volunteer sponsorship District Monologue Slam. (Washington DC)

Board memberships

          • Takoma Theatre Conservancy
          • DC Black Theatre Festival - Secretary
          • A.Salon/DC Artists Studios - Secretary
          • The Performing Arts Training Studio
          • Playwrights Forum

Local Service

Arts Management

          • CEO & Executive Director of the Performing Arts Training Studio - providing youth and adult training in acting and playwriting and provide youth performing arts training through The Children's Theatre Workshop summer camp. (Washington DC).
          • Led master classes in playwriting, directing and improv/acting.
          • Provided private acting coaching services for new and seasoned actors.

Adult Acting & Playwriting Classes Showcase.