Board & Staff

Board & Staff

STAFF:

Executive Director: Crystal Young-Otterstrom
801.652.0737 // cyo @ utculture . org (remove spaces)

Director of Outreach (Memberships):
Ruth White
202.251.0549 // ruth @ utculture . org (remove spaces)

Director of Operations for NowPlayingUtah.com: Kylie Lincoln
801.341.9121 // kylie @ nowplayingutah . com (remove spaces)

Website Administrator for NowPlayingUtah.com: Alison Gates
agates @ nowplayingutah . com (remove spaces)

Programs Coordinator: Abby Rachor
abby @ utculture . org (remove spaces)

Intern: Miles Olivares

 NOW PLAYING UTAH BOARD

  • Kristin Beck // SLC // Downtown SLC Presents (secretary)
  • Angela Brown // SLC // SLUG Magazine & Craft Lake City
  • Michelle Church // SLC Marketing Strategy Consultant (chair)
  • Kathy Cieslewicz // St. George // Dixie State University
  • Manuel Delgado // North Salt Lake // Clearlink
  • Debbie Ditton // Logan // Music Theatre West
  • Laura Durham // SLC // KUED Channel-7
  • Bayley Hedglin // Blanding // Utah State University & San Juan County (vice-chair)
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Pat Holmes // Holladay // Retired, Visit Salt Lake (treasurer)
  • Katie Matheson // West Jordan // Alliance for a Better Utah
  • Michael Ori // SLC //  Ori Media & Studio Elevn
  • Bryn Ramjoue  // SLC // Utah Education Savings Plan
  • David Wicai // SLC // Land Cruiser Heritage Museum
  • Alyssa Hickman Grove // SLC // Utah Division of Arts & Museums (ex-officio)

UTAHNS FOR CULTURE 501(c)3 BOARD 

  • Cameron Archibald (2021*) // SLC // Zions Bank
  • Danielle Bendinelli (2020*) // Ogden // CBL Properties
  • Molly Cannon (2019*) // Logan // Utah State University, Museum of Anthropology
  • Emma Dugal (2019) // Bountiful // Board Chair // Retired: Bountiful / Davis Art Center
  • Sarina Ehrgott (2019*) // SLC // Utah Department of Heritage and Arts
  • Suzi Feltch-Malohifo’ou (2020) // Taylorsville // Pacific Island Knowledge 2 Action Resources/Kava Talks
  • Pamela Gee (2019*) // Logan // Board Vice-Chair // Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre
  • Jodi Graham (2017*) // Syracuse // Board Secretary // Utah Humanities
  • Amir Jackson (2019*) // Ogden // Nurture the Creative Mind
  • Jeffrey Kemp (2021*) // SLC // Board Treasurer // Lefavi Financial
  • Ginamarie Marsala (2020*) // South Jordan // Adobe
  • Cody McCarthy (2020*) // SLC // Utah Jazz
  • Jon Miles (2019*) // West Jordan // Utah Symphony | Utah Opera
  • James Morgese (2021*) // SLC // KUED
  • Victoria Petro-Eschler (2020) //  SLC // Salty Cricket Composers Collective 
  • Adam Robertson (2020*) // Orem // SCERA
  • Betty Sawyer (2019*) // Ogden // Weber State University & Project Success Coalition
  • Joshua Stavros (2021) // Cedar City // Southern Utah University

UTAH CULTURAL ALLIANCE 501(c)4 BOARD 

  • Eric Biggart (2021*) // SLC // Anthony's Fine Art
  • Derek Brown (2020*) // SLC // Michael Best
  • Ken Crossley (2019) // Spanish Fork // EngAGE Utah
  • Emma Dugal (2019) // Bountiful // Retired: Bountiful / Davis Art Center
  • Derek Dyer (2019*) // SLC // Board Vice-chair // Utah Arts Alliance
  • Norman Emerson (2020*) // West Jordan // Jordan School District's Instructional Support Services/Fine Arts Consultant
  • Laura Gelfand (2020*) // Logan // Head of the Department of Art & Design at Utah State University
  • Brooke Horejsi, (2020) // SLC // Board Secretary // Kingsbury Hall 
  • Taylor Knuth (2021*) // Ogden // Ogden Symphony Ballet Association
  • Frank Mack (2021*) // Cedar City // Utah Shakespeare Festival
  • Mariah Mellus, (2019*) // SLC // Board Chair // Utah Film Center 
  • Victoria Petro-Eschler (2020) // SLC // Regional Outreach // Salty Cricket Composers Collective 
  • James Rees (2021*) // Provo // Provo City School District (Teacher, Artist, Researcher)
  • Tim Riley (2020*) // Price // Curator of Archaeology at the Prehistoric Museum Utah State University Eastern
  • Tammy Spicer (2020*) // SLC // Discovery Gateway Children's Museum
  • Joshua Stavros (2021) // Cedar City // Southern Utah University 

*= end of first three-year term