Jephta Bernstein, Executive Artistic Director
Committed to the value of arts education in the schools, violinist Jephta Bernstein founded and directs non-profit, PYCh: Project Youth and Chamber Music, in 2012, currently known as Off the Hook Arts, at the intersection of music and ideas, as it’s Executive Artistic Director. Read more
Kelly Giddens, President
Pete Frosio, Vice President
Dianne Harper, Secretary
Dianne Harper was born in Santa Fe, New Mexico, but spent most of her younger years in Fort Collins, eventually graduating from Fort Collins High School and then with a BA in English from Colorado State University. Read more
Tom Miles, Treasurer
Members at large
Mark B. Baker
Mark Baker received his BBA from the University of Miami and his JD from Southern Methodist University. He achieved academic honors at both institutions. From 1974 to 1981, Mr. Baker practiced law in Dallas, first as an associate to Herndon, Girand, Smith, and Kolodey and later as a partner with Pailet and Baker. Read more
Dr. Anne Cleary is a Professor of Psychology at CSU who has lived in historic Old Town Fort Collins since 2006. Her area of specialization is Cognitive Psychology with a particular focus on human memory and learning. From 2013-2015, she served as a Program Director at the National Science Foundation, directing the Perception, Action and Cognition Program. Read more
Dru Van Doren
Dru Van Doren is a longtime Fort Collins resident with deep ties to the arts community through dance, theater and music – as the mother of a dancer and a musician, a concert and festival/event producer and former Executive Director of Canyon Concert Ballet – and to area youth through a decade of work with the Girl Scouts and Foothills Unitarian Church. Read more
Min Fan is a partner at Maven DMA, a new digital marketing agency based in Fort Collins. Prior to this agency, she led the Ideation and Innovation Program at HP, where she worked with organizations and leaders of all levels to accelerate innovation and elevate creativity. In her spare time, she volunteers as a mentor/advisor for the Boulder-based startup incubator Mergelane as well as the SAGE group at the Innosphere in Fort Collins. She also teaches Taichi at the Fort Collins Club.
Nathalie Rachline is Senior Director for IT Strategy and Planning at Agrium, a global agribusiness company. She is also the co founder of kIT Framework, a small company providing technology and consulting services to start ups and small businesses. Nathalie lives in Old Town Fort Collins and is very active with the start up and non for profit community; she is also a member of the City of Fort Collins Transportation Board. Prior to living in Fort Collins, she lived and worked in Paris, France where she was born.
non-profit as well as volunteered as a mentor and advisor to startup companies in Seattle and
Fort Collins. Her degrees are in Psychology and Theatre, both from the University of Kentucky
where she also coached middle school speech and drama when she taught at a Math, Science and
Technology Magnet School. She specialized in working with ESL students due to her CELTA
from Cambridge University. In her free time she enjoys reading, writing and roasting coffee.