We’re a growing group of practicing artists, advocates, and community members who are passionate about helping to create a world where artists can thrive.

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2015 Inaugural Leadership Team

Beth Flowers

James Grace

David Grant

Jessyca Holland

Michelle Knapik

Heather Pontonio

Andrew Simonet

Laura Zabel

2021 Rubric Work Teams

I AM AN ARTIST

Najah Ali

Jordan Booker-Medley

Ana Lucia Divins
Kristine Schomaker

Carmen Mitzi Sinnott

Julia Renee Tanner

I WORK WITH ARTISTS

James Grace

Eboni Lewis

Gabriela Munoz

Ted Russell

Diane Scott

Dara Silver

I TEACH ARTISTS IN HIGHER ED (initial draft)

Roy Carter

Doug Dempster

Hasan Elahi

Sally Gaskill

Susan Jahoda

Luann Jennings

Jose Ortiz

Rosa Otero

Antonia Perez

Mel Potter

Azucena (Susie) Trejo Williams

Antoine Williams

Summit Steering Committee Members

Najah Ali (2022-2023)

Larry Barron (2020-2023)

Kevin Bitterman (2021-2023)

Jordan Booker-Medley (2020-2021)

J. Cottle (2020-2023)

Donna Daniels (2019)

​Robert Donnan (2020-2023)

Beth Flowers (2017-2023)

James Grace (2018)

Chris Green (2019)

Cheryl Harry (2020-2023)

Luann Jennings (2020-2023)

Arnold Kemp (2019)

Michelle Knapik (2017-2023)

Hoong Yee Lee Krakauer (2018-2023)

Lynda Lotich (2020-2023)

​Hunter O'Hanian (2019)

Rosa Otero (2020-2023)

Heather Pontonio (2017-2023)

Rhonda Schaller (2019)

Dara Silver (2020-2023)

Carmen Mitzi Sinnott (2018-2023)

Shannon Stokes (2021-2023)

Azucena Trejo Williams (2019-2023)

Magalie Yacinthe (2020-2023)

Artist Activators

Sara Garden Armstrong (2019-2020)

Edwige Charlot (2018-2019)

Ana Lucia Divins (2019-2020)

Tia-Simone Gardner (2018-2019)

​Keren Lowell (2018-2019)

Carmen Mitzi Sinnott (2018-2019)

Taria Person (2019-2020)

Melissa Hilliard Potter (2018-2019)

Sheryl Maree Reily (2019-2020)

Sarah Michelle Rupert (2018-2019)

Kristine Schomaker (2018-2019)

J. Renée Tanner (2019-2020)

Consultants

Najah Ali (2020-2023)

Matthew Deleget (2019-2021)

Audrey Gamez (2021-2022)

Sharon Louden (2018-2019)

Travis Laughlin (2020-2022)

Kristine Schomaker (2019-2023)

Casey Summar (2018-2021)

Vinson Valega (2018-2019)

Collaborators

Artists and organizations nationwide are now beginning to put these tools to practice and continuing the feedback loop. This collective action will lead to future iterations of the tools and, with your help, systems-wide change. This is a true work-in-progress that can only be successful with the broadest network of caring and committed people contributing, so we invite your feedback!