Contribution of Service to Academic, Professional, and Civic Communities

University, College and Departmental Committees

College of Arts and Sciences

          • College of Arts and Sciences Executive Committee
          • Teacher Education Advisory Committee

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
          • Academic Standards Committee

Professional Organization Memberships

Maintained membership in professional organizations and unions:

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

Volunteer Support

          • Volunteer once a month with Delta Sigma Theta Inc. at Whittier Elementary mentoring students and helping them to increase their social and learning skills through theatre games.
          • Volunteer Guest talent judge at Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Jabberwock at Howard University. (Washington DC)
          • Volunteer - Production Manger & Mistress of Ceremonies Delta Sigma Theta Founders Day Stained Glass Dedication held 1/13/2013 in Rankin Chapel at Howard University. (Washington DC)
          • Volunteer at Piney Branch Elementary School Black History Celebration. Monologue presentation - Sojourner Truth.
          • Volunteer guest speaker KIPP DC career day 4/29/13.
          • Mistress of Ceremonies Delta Sigma Theta Founders Week opening ceremony January 2013.
          • Guest judge Monologue Madness Competition 4/7/2013 at The Miracle Theatre (Washington DC)

Board Memberships

          • Takoma Theatre Conservancy
          • DC Black Theatre Festival - Secretary
          • A.Salon/DC Artists Studios - Secretary
          • The Performing Arts Training Studio
          • Playwright's Forum
          • Unity of Washington DC

Local Service

Arts Management

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