Our Team

Our Team



We are a team of artists, educators, and organizers dedicated to creating a Santa Cruz County where all artists have access to the resources they need to thrive and a full range of creative expression is accessible to everyone.


Our engaged board members bring a diverse range of skills, talents, and experiences to the table. Their varied perspectives ensure that we focus on equity, transparency, and effectiveness.

Board of Directors

Consuelo Alba, Chair

Executive Director, Watsonville Film Festival

Valéria Miranda, Vice Chair

Director, Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery at UC Santa Cruz

Ana Elizabeth, Secretary

Event Producer, SureThing Productions and Management

Jon Auman, Treasurer

Vice President, Corporate Finance, Quotient Technology, Inc.

Angela Chesnut

County Supervisor Analyst, Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors

Peggy Flynn

Consultant, Peggy Flynn Consulting

Verónica León

EOPS Director/Counselor, Cabrillo College

Colleen Martin-Garcia

Senior VP of Finance, Carbon

Alex Santana

Associate Director of Student Media, UCSC

Peter Weng

Founder, The EWS Collective

Government Representatives

Justin Cummings

Santa Cruz County, 3rd District Supervisor

Roy Johnson

City of Capitola, Chair of Art & Culture Commission

Donna Lind

City of Scotts Valley, Councilmember