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Here you’ll find not only our current Fine Arts Center staff, you’ll also find our Advisory Board, the men and women who provide the highest level of governance to this organization.

FAC Foundation Board

The FAC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we are constantly looking for new talent — actors, artists, executives, interns — to join in our efforts to provide quality arts program to the Pikes Peak region.

Employment opportunities

Like most non-profit arts groups, we rely on the generosity of volunteers to help as docents, ushers, poster distribution people, and more. We consider your time and effort precious resources, and they’re essential to our mission.

Volunteering Information



Nicole Herden, Executive Director

Maria Capp, Deputy Director
(719) 477-4375

Ashley LaCuesta, Financial Analyst
(719) 477-4392


Laura Hines, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
(719) 389-6892

Kim Sweeney, Systems Manager
(719) 477-4390

Jean Truty, Data and Stewardship Specialist
(719) 477-4379


(719) 475-2444

Tara Sevanne Thomas, Director
(719) 475-2444

Jeremiah Houck, Assistant Director
(719) 477-4358

James Howard, Ceramics Program Coordinator
(719) 477-4318

Kazzandra Medellin, Administrative Assistant
(719) 475-2444


Jessi Burns, Marketing & Communications Strategist
(719) 389-6624

Sarah Waddell, Communications Specialist
(719) 389-7667

General inquiries and advertising, email and your message will be directed to the appropriate individual


Michael Christiano, Director of Visual Arts and Museum
(719) 477-4311

Stormy Burns, FAC Museum Administrator
(719) 477-4323

Katja Rivera, Curator of Contemporary Art
(719) 477-4341

Sara Hodge, Head of Collections
(719) 477-4384

Blair Huff, Academic Engagement Manager
(719) 477-4312

Christian Valvano, Assistant Registrar
(719) 477-4326

Jonathan Dankenbring, Exhibition Designer/Preparator Manager
(719) 477-4321

JD Sell, Museum Preparator
(719) 477-4324

Brittany Hall, Assistant Collections Manager
(719) 477-4373


Christopher Sheley, Producing Artistic Director
(719) 477-4355

Tim Muldrew, Company Manager
(719) 477-4335

Holly Rawls, Interim Director of Production/Lighting Director
(719) 477-4364

Sarah Beth Parks, Costume Shop Supervisor
(719) 477-4398

Alex Drelich, Head of Sound
(719) 477-4338

Colyer Dermody, Scene Shop Supervisor

Sarah Talaba, Charge Scenic Artist


Front Desk & Box Office: (719) 634-5583
Museum Guides & Security Guards: (719) 477-4304

Rebecca Rounds, Director of Events
(719) 477-4361

Luke Cammack, Operations Manager
(719) 477-4304

Mark Cannon, Assistant Operations Manager
(719) 477-4304

Frances Huntington, Patron Services Manager
(719) 634-5581

Matthew Driftmier, Patron Services Assistant Manager
(719) 634-5581

Patron Services/Experience Team

Melanie Audet
Kari Bell
Megan Brockriede
Cordelia Colt
Rob Estes
Danielle Sanchez

Angie Schwickerath
Tiffany Scott

Darla Slee
Ian Stewart