Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Ascend Performing Arts, Inc. provides general management for, financial assistance to and promotional aid to all Ascend programs. The Board of Directors encourages the accomplishment of its mission:

“To further the education and growth of young people through participation in high-caliber performing arts programs that promote teamwork and discipline, develop leadership skills, and enhance self-esteem.”

2017 Corporate Board

Chair Darrell Griffin Retired, Business Owner Cardiodiagnostics
Vice Chair Scott Factor Sales Rep, Hilll-Rom
Secretary Gregory Andersen Retired Probation Officer
Treasurer Scott Weidner Auditor & Partner, Weidner & Associates PC
Members-at-Large Jane Akdoruk Self-Employed, Real Estate Investments, co-owner, Brown’s Greenhouse
Stacey Coleman Regional Director, Teletracking Technologies
Aaron Greco Local Government Liaison, Colorado Department of Transportation
Alex Factor Digital Product Development Specialist- Penton
Chuck Murphy President, CEO, Colorado Grayline Tours
Ex-Officio Members Mark Arnold Executive Director, Ascend Performing Arts
Thelma Fung Development Director, Ascend Performing Arts
Advisory Board (Non-Voting) Ken Adams Executive Director, Kansas Alliance for Arts Education
Doug Kelley Director, City and County of Denver
George Lindstrom Retired, Human Resources & Event Coordinator