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Committees are delegated specific tasks to assist Musical Theatre Southwest (MTS) and are responsible for ensuring our organization’s fullest potential.  Each committee is tasked with developing and meeting goals that are in alignment with not only their own core mission but the overall organization.  We have many committees you can be a part of! 

What are
MTS Committees?

Each committee spearheads new project ideas, products, and programs to better serve the community. They are responsible for submitting proposals and reporting to the Board of Directors for approval, overseeing the implementation of those ideas, and evaluating their outcome for future improvements. This will be accomplished by aligning with MTS’ mission statement and goals.

What about the
time commitment?

In general, committees meet monthly depending on their needs. Special projects may require additional time throughout the month. Individual time spent on task varies on an average of 1-3 hours a week.

Want to help or not sure
where you fit in?

Keep Scrolling to read more about each of our committees.  For further inquiry, be sure to complete our Committee Inquiry Form and the appropriate committee Chair will be in contact with you.

MEET OUR COMMITTEES

Amigos

Amigos

Raul Saenz

The Amigos committee oversees the Amigos volunteer initiative which runs the varying opportunities that aid in connecting volunteers with appropriate tasks for Musical Theatre Southwest.
NEEDS:
  • Reach out to volunteers
  • Organizational skills
  • Front of house volunteers
  • Front of house managers
Chairperson: Raul Saenz
📧[email protected]

Conflict Resolution

Conflict Resolution

Adrianne Elkins

Chairperson:
Adrianne Elkins
📧[email protected]

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Ashli Saenz

Chairpersons:
Ashli Saenz
📧[email protected]

Education

Education

Jenni Hipolito

The Education Committee will oversee the organization and implementation of varied workshops and courses for a diverse group of musical theatre enthusiasts to meet the needs of the community.
  • If you would like to be considered as an educator for one of our education sessions or workshops, please send resume
  • Workshop proposals – crew, costuming, make up, editing, lighting, sound, specific areas within acting/singing/dancing etc.
  • What types of workshops would you like to attend or offer as an educator?
  • Recommend theatre leaders for education programs
Chairpersons:
Jenni Hipolito
📧[email protected]

Finance

Finance

Lilia Ruiz

The Finance and Asset Management Committee is responsible for the funds management and financial stability of Musical Theatre Southwest. They will work with the Executive Director, BOD, and other staff of the Corporation in the preparation of the annual budget and review the finances on a regular basis. The Treasurer shall serve as chairperson of the Committee.

 

☑️Needs: Attorney skilled in non-profit law | Accountants | Money management consultants | Bookkeeper for daily banking  |Fine arts administration (financial) experience
Chairperson: Lilia Ruiz
📧[email protected]

History and Archive

History and Archive

John Shelton

The History and Archive Committee documents and preserves all of the company’s ongoing performance history. They also organize, categorize and record MTS’ archives and history.

 

☑️Needs: Librarian skills for organizing scripts, scores & archives | Software experience for cataloging the archives (wardrobe, props, tech, sets, etc.)
Chairperson: John Stephen
📧[email protected]

Development and Outreach

Development and Outreach

Raul and Ashli Saenz

MEMBERS OF THE DEVELOPMENT AND OUTREACH COMMITTEE ARE INVOLVED WITH ALL MATTERS INVOLVING FUNDRAISING EFFORTS AND STRIVE TO INCREASE OUR DONOR, AUDIENCE, AND VOLUNTEER BASES.
NEEDS:
FUNDRAISING EXPERIENCE
GRANT-WRITING EXPERIENCE
EXPERIENCE IN COMMUNITY OUTREACH
Chairperson: Raul and Ashli Saenz
📧[email protected]

Marketing

Marketing

Mary Brzezinski

The Marketing and Media Committee advertises and promotes Musical Theatre Southwest, events, and productions. They are also responsible for overseeing Musical Theatre Southwest’s brand vision.

 

☑️ NEEDS: Website manager | Patreon manager | Graphic designer | Marketing calendar coordinator | Notetaker | Data researcher & coordinator | Public relations manager
Chairperson: Mary Brzezinski
📧[email protected]

Production and
Artistic Quality

Production and Artistic Quality

Robb Sisneros

The Production and Artistic Quality committee oversees MTS’ productions and assists with the theatrical aspects of promotional and fundraising events. The committee develops budgets, plans, and production teams for future productions. The committee also evaluates the high artistic quality of MTS’ productions, and develops objective standards for determining a successful production.
☑️Need individuals with: Desire to help define and refine the process of putting on successful and shows | Experience with project coordination and development | Experience in many areas of theatre | Experience with electronic equipment diagnostic / Repair | Experience with spreadsheet creation
Chairperson: Robb Sisneros
📧[email protected]

Policy and Bylaws

Policy and Bylaws

Jordon Embree

This committee reads, reviews and gives suggested corrections to the bylaws and policies of MTS.  They review the rules to understand how the company works and identify the places that can be fixed or adapted. They are in charge of recording all of the rules that are ratified by the board.

 

☑️Need Individuals with: Experience in bylaws and policies | Experience in procedures and protocols | Experience in building flow charts | Interest in assessing and forming policy
Chairperson: Jordon Embree
📧[email protected]