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Andrew Ainslie

It is with deep sadness that the Center for Humanities & the Arts (CHA) shares the tragic news that CHA Community Advisory Board member Andrew Ainslie has unexpectedly passed away from a diving accident on April 12, 2022. Andrew was a valued board member whose experience and wisdom will be sorely missed. We send our condolences to his friends and family, most especially his wife Professor Teri Rueb, chair of...
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Doug Brown

Brown studied history and literature at The American University and graduate studies in journalism at the University of Minnesota before becoming a journalist. He covered crime across New Mexico, politics in South Florida, the White House and Capitol Hill in Washington, and food, agriculture and sex across the Rocky Mountain West for a decade for The Denver Post. In 2008, he published a memoir with Random House. Since 2013, he...
Ami Dayan

Ami Dayan

Ami Dayan is an award winning Israeli/American playwright, director, and performer. He studied and worked professionally in Europe, Israel and extensively in the United States. He serves on the board of the Jaipur Literature Festival in Boulder, and is founder of The Interview Game Inc. , a Boulder based company with a mission of bridging the intergenerational gap, and bringing people closer with curated reciprocal interviews.
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Gary Frank

Gary Frank is a consultant with 36 years of experience. He is the former Manager of Organization Development at Storage Technology Corporation and a former member of the graduate faculty at the University of Colorado Boulder. His work focuses primarily on guiding clients through major organizational changes to operationalize strategy through structure and to create high performance work systems. Gary has consulted with organizations in a variety of industries including...
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Kurt Gutjahr

Kurt Gutjahr is the Executive Director of CAVU (Climate Advocates Voces Unidas). CAVU uses visual storytelling, stakeholder engagement, and a unique education program to support local solutions to the climate crisis. For fifteen years, Kurt was the Managing Director of the University of Colorado Boulder’s Center of the American West. Kurt has also served as adjunct faculty in English Literature and Creative Writing at the University of New Mexico and...
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Rong Pan

Rong Pan is the co-founder and co-owner of Ku Cha House of Tea, a Colorado based tea company with operations in Boulder, Downtown Denver, Cherry Creek, Fort Collins, and online presence ( www.kuchatea.com ). Before Ku Cha, Rong was a finance manager at Key Equipment Finance, an equipment finance company owned by Keybank from 2002 to 2009. Rong received an MBA degree from Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado...
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Alan Rudy

Chair of the Board
Rudy is the retired President of Columbia Communities Inc. and the retired President of Columbia Cable CO. He served nine years as Special Assistant to Mayor Kathy Whitmire in Houston. Rudy is a Boulder Art Council member, Past Chair of the Advisory Board of CU Boulder Art Museum, and Dean's Advisory Council School of A&S at the University of Colorado Boulder. He has served ten years on Board of Colorado...
Peter Spear

Peter Spear

Spear has a BA in psychology from Rutgers University and Ph.D. in physiological psychology (neuroscience) from Yale University. He was a faculty member at Kansas State University for four years and then moved to the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he served as chair of the Department of Psychology. He left UW to take the position of Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder...
Trudy Turvey

Trudy Turvey, MSPT

Trudy has been a long time resident of Boulder county since 1981, except for a short time spent in Denver. Her career in Physical Therapy included many roles-clinician, administrator, professor, researcher and entrepreneur. Her last endeavor was HealthLInks Clinic, a rehabilitation clinic for individuals with a cancer diagnosis. Currently she serves on the Colorado Chautauqua Board and chairs their Community Connection Committee. Previous volunteer/board experience includes CU Art Museum, Jaipur...