Eugene is dedicated to service and social justice by providing his time, talent, and treasure as a skilled volunteer. He is available to entertain opportunities to serve on Boards, Advisory Councils, and Sterling Committees.

  
A Commitment to Serving our Communities.

City of West Hollywood; LA County Arts Commission;

California Arts Council - Arts Grant Review Panels (2015-present)

  • Reviewed and evaluated proposals from nonprofit organizations for Grants Program.

 

Pasadena Unified School District – Career and College Pathways in the Arts Academy Advisory Board (2015-present)

  • Public advocate of arts education in PUSD arts magnet schools.
  • Consulted on arts programming for students.
  • Worked with Faculty, Staff, Parents, Students to produce a Conference with masterclasses and panels.

Neighborhood Unitarian-Universalist Church – Senior Minister Search and Negotiating Committee (2013-14)

  • Served on 8-member committee to recruit, interview, and hire Senior Minister.
  • Served on 3-member committee to negotiate salary and contract for prospective Senior Minister.

Sierra Madre Playhouse – Member, Board of Directors (2011-12)

  • Increased individual contributions 100% from $5,253 in 2010 to $12,525 in 2011
  • Wrote successful grants proposals that resulted in $6,800 in first time foundation revenue in 2012 and a first time government grant of $10,200 for 2012-2014.
  • 2 most recent productions resulted in combined revenue of over $60,000 from both contributed and earned revenue sources with surpluses of over 45% of budgeted expenditures.
  • Curated and co-produced a five week festival celebrating Gilbert & Sullivan that included a fully staged production of The Yeomen Of The Guard, 4 concerts including a presentation of the Pasadena Master Chorale, art exhibit of artist, Sue Li, and 2 staged readings of W.S. Gilbert non-musical plays: Engaged, A Medical Man, and Sweethearts.
  • Secured a restaurant sponsor for concert series.
  • Negotiated a first time collaborative production agreement between two nonprofits: Sierra Madre Playhouse and Opera San Luis Obispo resulting in a greater institutional profile for both organizations and expanded market reach of its productions.
  • Organized an Accessibility Program that successfully reached out and provided accommodations to Deaf and Blind patrons to attend live theatre performances and secured a grant to support the program.