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Resume for Katherine L. for Executive Manager / Entertainment, Music, Film & Arts in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Occupation: Executive Manager Industry: Entertainment, Music, Film & Arts
Country: United States City: Albuquerque
State: New Mexico ZIP: 87059

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Sparrow Lane, Tijeras, NM     ; ;


Resource Development Director, Greater Albuquerque Habitat for Humanity, Albuquerque, New Mexico.   .  Managed all aspects of development, including donor cultivation, foundation, corporate and government grant writing, corporate sponsorships, Major Gifts program, direct mail appeals, prospect research, and annual campaign activities.  Coordinated marketing efforts and external communications for the local Habitat affiliate, as well as major annual fundraiser, a Global Music Sampler educational outreach event, other special events, and a variety of community outreach activities.

Executive Director, Door Community Auditorium, Door County, Wisconsin. . Planned performing arts series of main stage events, outreach events, gallery exhibits and accompanying educational components. Coordinated with national booking agents to insure balanced programming representing a variety of musical and dance genres. Formulated and monitored annual budget in excess of $,. Spearheaded development initiatives, including program sponsorships, Auditorium Society donations, annual campaign, and grant writing activities. Expanded marketing efforts to reach out to tourists and special interest audiences in addition to local residents. Coordinated with local school district in providing artsrelated educational opportunities to area school children. Hired, trained, and reviewed staff and oversaw facility management and maintenance. 

Public Programs Coordinator, Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM. . Planned, coordinated, and publicized all public events for the museum, including lectures, workshops, art demonstrations, exhibit openings, music and dance performances, children's activities, fundraising events, folk festivals and other special events, field trips, and international tours.  Directed all public relations activities for the museum. Created new marketing  strategies to bring target audiences into the museum. Solicited corporate, foundation, government and individual donations for museum, organized donor cultivation events, and performed donor prospect research.  Collaborated with arts groups, community organizations, other museums, and government and academic units in planning programs. 

Development Director, New Mexico Jazz Workshop, Albuquerque, NM. . Performed fundraising research to identify major sources of corporate and foundation support. Contacted local businesses, major corporations, and individuals to arrange for sponsorships and advertising for all New Mexico Jazz Workshop events. Wrote grant proposals, fundraising letters and assisted with planning of fundraising events on behalf of the organization. 

Coordinator, Albuquerque Bicentennial Diamond Jubilee Committee, Mayor's Office, City of Albuquerque, Albuquerque, NM. . Coordinated a variety of activities in celebration of the th anniversary of statehood and th anniversary of the U.S. Constitution. Planned and publicized a full calendar of major events, festivals, concert series, film series, fundraising dinners, lectures, workshops, conferences, and classes. Arranged for corporate sponsors for all events, and engaged in other fundraising activities which brought in contributions of over $,. Handled all public relations for the committee. Developed working relationships between the Mayor's Office and local, state, and national organizations, and provided support services to those planning events. Wrote press releases, brochures, programs, reports on activities, speeches, budget proposals, and fundraising letters.  

Fund Raising Researcher/Writer, Development Office, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM. . Identified prospective donors, including corporations, foundations, and prominent individuals for $ million development program. Developed master list of all prospects, donors, and volunteers for automated prospect management system project. Developed research profiles on key prospects and donors. Wrote grant proposals, special reports, presentations, and fundraising letters. Served on the Public Relations Committee of the UNM Foundation.  

Folk Music Archivist, J.D. Robb Archive of Southwestern Music, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM. . Developed computerized retrieval system for archive of field recordings of Southwestern folk and ethnic music. Developed fundraising plan for Archive and planned programs relating to collection. Performed research and information duties in the Fine Arts Library in the areas of music, dance, architecture, and the visual arts. Wrote manual for data retrieval system users. 

Coordinator, Scandinavian Summerfest, Scandinavian Club of Albuquerque, Albuquerque, NM. and . Planned entertainment, cultural exhibits, and food, commercial, and folk art booths for the Scandinavian Summerfest, a major annual folklife festival and fundraising event sponsored by the City of Albuquerque. Engaged in contract negotiations, arranged for corporate sponsors, and secured media coverage. Also developed additional Scandinavian cultural events, including other festivals, lecture series, and dance and music workshops. Wrote press releases and designed programs and flyers for all events.

Reference Librarian, Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe, NM. . Performed research in the folk arts field in response to information requests coming into the museum. Prepared extensive bibliographies on folk art subjects, most notably a lengthy bibliography on Hispanic folk art.

Coordinator, Los Griegos History Project, Albuquerque, NM. . Coordinated annual Hispanic folklife festival and fundraising event which featured exhibits by over artists, continuous entertainment, food booths, and demonstrations of traditional agrarian skills. Also coordinated cultural program series, workshops, and community oral history project. Performed historical research, conducted oral history interviews, recruited, trained, and supervised large volunteer corps, developed fundraising strategies, wrote grant proposals, press releases, and brochures, and engaged in a variety of public relations efforts.

Intern, Archive of Folk Song, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Summer . Performed folklore, folksong, and ethnomusicology research for major national archive. Composed written responses to information requests, compiled bibliographies, and performed public information duties. Engaged in special research projects on Pueblo Indian and SwedishAmerican music. 

Regional Librarian, Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, Albuquerque, NM. . Developed environmental library and information center serving fourstate region. As chief administrator of the library, prepared annual budget for acquisitions, devised all processing procedures and wrote manual documenting them, trained staff, performed online computer searches, analyzed and compiled data in reports, and acted as library development consultant for other regional offices.  

Graduate Assistant, Country Music Foundation Library and Media Center, Nashville, TN. . Performed research and information duties in country, folk, and ethnic music, and American folk culture. Cataloged recordings and other music materials and operated audiovisual equipment. Responsible for special project indexing extensive sheet music collection. Coordinated local arrangements for national Music Library Association meeting. 


Vanderbilt University, George Peabody College, Nashville, TN.  M.L.S. Library and

      Information Science, .

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM. B.U.S. Music and Cultural Anthropology,

.  Also graduate work towards M.A. in Music, ; graduate work in cultural studies, .

George Washington University, Washington, DC. Undergraduate studies in comparative

      literature, anthropology, .  


Major Gifts Seminar – Indiana University School of Fundraising, Adobe Illustrator, Page Maker, Quark Express, Photoshop, Computer Graphics Basics, Web Page Design, Researching on the Internet, Exploring FirstSearch, WWW Funding Resources Workshop, Access, Trade Show Promotions, Creativity in the Workplace, Personal Performance Series  


Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, Board of Directors, .

Heritage Council of the Albuquerque Arts Alliance, present.                                                                                 

Albuquerque Folk Festival, planning committee, .

Folk Alliance National Conference, public programs and publicity volunteer, .

Scandinavian Club of Albuquerque, President, ; VicePres., , .

Association of Fundraising Professionals, local chapter, present.

New Mexico Arts Division, Panel member, .

Smithsonian Institution, Festival of American Folklife, Research Associate, .

Keep Albuquerque Beautiful, Board member, .

Nordic Dancers of Albuquerque, Coordinator and Instructor, .

Albuquerque Summerfest, Entertainment Consultant for various events, . 

Swedish Fiddlers of Albuquerque, Coordinator, . 


New Mexico Arts Division, Folk Arts Program, grant recipient as Master Folk Artist in

      Swedish Fiddle, $,, and $,, .

Awarded fulltuition scholarship, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN,

Awarded fulltuition four year scholarship, George Washington University,

      Washington, DC. .

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