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Leadership Council

The Leadership Council (LC) is a volunteer committee that steers, plans, and implements EAL/LA’s programming and services agenda.

The LC is made up of three committees: Programming, Development, and Marketing/Communications.

Claudia de Vasco

Michaela Bulkley

Sarin Semcem

Clarissa Rice

Dervla McDonnell

Ines Familiar Miller, Co-Chair

Nancy Moricette

Renee Reizman

Stephanie Silberman, Co-Chair


Alan Vidali, Co-Chair

Erick R. Lopez

Alysia Alex

Carolina Gamero

Chelsea Larkin, Co-Chair

Isabella Petrinri

Kahla Brown, Co-chair

Lauren Tothero

Rachel Kilroy

Sedona Heidinger

Terry Scott

Fe Love


EAL/LA Advisory Board


The Advisory Board is an oversight group made up of former EAL/LA Leadership Council members - and members of the community, as deemed appropriate by the Advisory Board - who are interested in advancing the mission of EAL/LA.

Advisory Board members offer their time, talent, and resources to support the current Leadership Council cohort and the overall work of the organization.


Brittany A. Gash
Development and Marketing Manager, Invertigo Dance Theatre

Camille Schenkkan
Program Director for Next Generation Initiatives, Center Theatre Group and Managing Director, Circle X Theatre Co

Charlie Jensen
Program Director, UCLA Extension Writers' Program

Christa Lorenz
Associate Director of Stewardship and Donor Relations, University Advancement, USC



Cynthia Pearson
Attorney at Overton, Lyman & Prince LLP

Elena Muslar
Assistant Director of Entertainment and Fine Arts Professions, Loyola Marymount University

Jennifer Babcock
Associate Director of Education and Community Engagement, LA Opera

Jillian Schultz
Independent Producer, Curator & Consultant

Krystal Boehlert
Visual Resource Specialist, Art History Department, University of California Riverside

Lauren Nichols
Program Officer, Anthony and Jeanne Pritzker Family Foundation

Rosa Langley
Director of Development for Dallas Contemporary

Serena Johnson
Director of Development, Create Now

Tara Aesquivel
Executive Director, American Youth Symphony