2016/2017

Service

Contribution of Service to Academic, Professional, and Civic Communities

University, College and Departmental Committees

University Wide

          • Faculty Leadership and Development Committee

College of Arts and Sciences

          • Academic Policy Standards and General Education Committee - Chair

Department of Theatre Arts

          • Area Coordinator - Playwriting Minor
          • Appointments, Tenure & Promotion Committee
          • Curriculum Committee
          • Scholarship Committee - Chair
          • Summer Intensive Planning Committee - Co-Chair
          • Owen Dodson Weenie Awards Committee
          • Academic Standards Committee
          • Alumni Relations Committee

Professional Organization Memberships

Maintained membership in professional organizations and unions:

          • Screen Actors Guild (SAG)
          • Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE)
          • Dramatist Guild
          • American Society for Theatre Research
          • Literary Managers and Dramaturges of America
          • Black Theatre Association
          • Black Theatre Network (BTN)
          • August Wilson Society (founding member)
          • Delta Sigma Theta Inc.

Board Memberships

          • Production Review Editor - Continuum : The Journal of African Diaspora Theatre, Drama and Performance. A peer reviewed scholarly theatre journal, Continuum links the past, present and future of scholarly inquiry into the history, theory and criticism that serves theatre and performance.
          • Secretary - Black Theatre Association sub group of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE)

University Conference Service

        • Served as Conference Team Planner for August Wilson Society Conference in the College of Arts and Sciences. October 6-8, 2017
        • Served as co-coordinator for Department of Theatre Arts summer intensive.

Local Service

Arts Management

    • CEO & Executive Director of the Performing Arts Training Studio - providing youth performing arts training through The Children's Theatre Workshop summer camp. (Washington DC)