Downtown Aurora Visual Arts

We serves thousands of kids in out-of-school arts education. Combining art and technology, programs emphasize innovation, problem-solving, and connection to community. This results in students gaining valuable education, job, and social skills in preparation for a wide range of life aspirations.

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Staff

Part Time Staff:
4
Full Time Staff:
5
Contract Staff:
Volunteers Annually:
90
Retention Rate:
100%

Susan Jenson, Executive Director
Start Date: 1998

Susan has been with DAVA for 19 years and has served as Executive Director since 1998. Her additional experience with teaching on the university level, as well as in arts marketing and gallery direction, has given her a lifetime of experience to lead DAVA into the 21st century.

Boards

Board Type:
Advisory
Meetings per Year:
12
Term Length:
3
Term Limit:
2
Total # of Board Members:
10
Clients on Board:
No
# of Client Board Members:

Board Demographics:

Female:
6
Male:
4
Transgender Female:
0
Transgender Male:
0
Gender Other:
0

Black or African American:
1
Asian:
0
White:
8
Hispanic or Latino:
1
Multiracial:
0
American Indian or Alaska Native:
0
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander:
0
Other Ethnicities:
0

Average Number of Years Current Board Members Have Served on Board

3

Attendance Percentage for Board Meetings

80%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute Dollars

100%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute In-Kind

100%

Percentage of Board Members that have Completeted the Colorado Secretary of State's Nonprofit Board Member Course:

100%

Nonprofit completed the Colorado Nonprofit Association's Excellence in Principles & Practices Recognition Program?

No

Committees

Communications / Promotion / Publicity / PR
Development / Fund Development / Fund Raising / Grant Writing / Major Gifts
Executive
Fundraising
Special Events
Youth

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