Sarah Darlene Palmeri, Operations Director
Start Date: 2016
Sarah Palmeri received her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Studio Art and Art History from Louisiana State University and obtained an Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Management from the University of Notre Dame. She has experience in various management roles, opening a portrait photography in Denver and serving as the Assistant Director for Nuart Gallery in Santa Fe, NM. Sarah is an abstract painter that shows with Strangers Art Collective while participating in various shows across the country.
Her love for learning has created passion for art and travel, and her most meaningful experiences have been through exposure to new cultures and ideas. In her spare time, you can find her browsing the Denver Art Museum, various galleries, or in her studio painting.
Juliana Fajardo, Development and Marketing Coordinator
Start Date: 2017
Juliana Fajardo has a background in fundraising and development through her work in several organizations, including Museo de las Americas, Earthforce, and Scholars Unlimited, in Metro Denver and she has a passion for outreach and connecting people with the causes they love.
She holds a Master of Public Administration with a dual concentration in Nonprofit Organizations and Environmental Policy, Management, and Law from the University of Colorado Denver and a B.S. in Statistics with minors in Environmental Studies and Dance from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Juliana also serves as a Board Member for the Denver chapter of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network.
During her free time, she enjoys dancing, running, practicing yoga, and experiencing the natural beauty Colorado has to offer.
Mike Johnson, Executive Director
Start Date: 2017
Mike Johnson spent the last ten years as the Executive Director at Project PAVE. PAVE is a non-profit that works with youth in schools to empower them to end the cycle of relationship violence. The programming included intervention and prevention services. Prior to his non-profit work, Mike spent several years working in corporate America. His experience included Account Management, Product Management and just before coming into the non-profit world, Mike was the VP of Operations at Fujitsu Consulting.
Jason Diminich, Education Director
A passionate educator and life-long learner, Jason is proud to join the team of Think 360 Arts as Education Director. Hailing from New York, Jason worked for over a decade as a middle school theatre teacher. During his tenure, he served as a consultant for the NYC Department of Education designing and implementing professional development for teachers and as a contributing writer to the landmark NYC Blueprint for Teaching and Learning Theatre. Jason's experiences have afforded him the opportunity to work with diverse populations including the Arthur Miller Foundation, Brooklyn College, and Kigali Institute of Education in Rwanda. Jason holds a BS from New York University's program in Educational Theatre and a MA in Applied Theatre from the City University of New York.
Lares Feliciano, Program Director
Start Date: 2017
Lares Feliciano is an artist, filmmaker, and arts administrator dedicated to creating and promoting thoughtful media that educates and inspires. She holds an M.F.A in Cinema Production from San Francisco State University and a B.A. in Film & American Studies from Smith College. In December 2011 she served as the Artist in Residence at Grand Canyon National Park, and then served as the Artist in Residence Coordinator at the Denver Children's Museum for two years. In 2012 she co-founded the Southern Colorado Film Festival and served as Festival Director and Director of Programming.
Program / Program Planning
Strategic Planning / Strategic Direction