Pauline Marie Herrera, Executive Director
Start Date: 2015
Pauline Marie Herrera joined DAF in early 2015 to provide strategic guidance to the organization and build upon the successes of its long-standing events and programs. Pauline brings more than 15 years of experience in cultural administration, nonprofit management and communications. From 2003 to 2011, as the Director of Communications and Marketing for the Denver Office of Cultural Affairs, Pauline was integral to the success of such initiatives as Doors Open Denver, Create Denver and One Book, One Denver. In 2011, she launched PaulineMarie Consulting specializing in nonprofit arts and culture organizations. She is a graduate of Leadership Denver and holds a Master's degree in Nonprofit Management from Regis University ('04). Pauline serves on the board of the Chicago-based Association of Architecture Organizations.
Sarah Knutson, Program + Membership Coordinator
Start Date: 2019
Sarah Knutson joined DAF in 2019. Sarah's professional experience is grounded in arts and culture. For the past 5 years, she has gained experience with galleries, exhibitions and arts and culture programming. While working with MSU Denver's Center for Visual Art located in the Santa Fe Art District, Sarah helped create and foster the position of Exhibition Coordinator and Assistant Curator which continues to provide graduating students advanced workforce development. Additionally, Sarah's contributions to the renowned Denver Center for the Performing Arts' Education Department have fostered significant growth and expansion with their classes and programming. Sarah is a graduate of CBCA Leadership Arts and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography from MSU Denver ('14).
Communications / Promotion / Publicity / PR
Community Outreach / Community Relations