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 Steering 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.

The Oliver Goodall Project (2019-20)

  • Led a team of volunteers to erect a monument and organize a special event to honor Lt. O. Oliver Goodall, former Tuskegee Airman, and important Altadena and Pasadena civic leader and community activist.

  • Built a coalition of supporters, civic leaders, and organizations to raise funds and implement the project including The Rotary Club of Altadena, Altadena Heritage, Altadena Town Council, Day One, and more.

  • Achieved press coverage with an article in Pasadena Now.