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.”

Ascend Performing Arts
Board of Directors

Janet Archibeque



Retired, Colorado Department of Revenue, Director, Office of Research and Analysis

Michael Moore

Vice Chair


Owner, Moore For Life

Doug Kelley



Director, City and County of Denver

Ben Regalado



Ambulatory Services Clinic Manager, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center 

Ken Adams



Executive Director, Kansas Alliance for Arts Education

Neil Corvino



Retired, United States Postal Service

Iris Lee



Corporate Revenue Manager, Trimble Inc (TRMB)

John Matthews



Band Director, Copper Hills High School, UT

Bryant Rankin


Mark Arnold

Ex Officio Member

Executive Director, Ascend Performing Arts

Thelma Fung

Ex-Officio Member

Development Director, Ascend Performing Arts

Scott Factor

Advisory Board (Non-Voting)

Senior Account Executive, Hill-Rom

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