USITT Leadership

  • Dan Culhane, President
  • Paul Brunner, Secretary
  • Kim Scott, Treasurer
  • Carolyn Satter, Vice-President for Commissions
  • Rafael Jaen, Vice-President for Communications
  • Lea Asbell-Swanger, Vice-President for Conferences
  • Kevin Rigdon, Vice-President for International Activities
  • Tammy Honesty, Vice-President for Education & Training
  • Andi Lyons, Vice-President for Members, Sections & Chapters
  • Vickie Scott, Vice-President for Exhibitions



  • Shan Ayers
  • Elynmarie Kazle
  • Shane Kelly
  • Karen Maness
  • Michael McNamara
  • Deb Sherrer


  • Ashley Bellet
  • Tony Hardin
  • Mitch Hefter
  • Jenny Kenyon
  • Verda Beth Martell
  • Nicole Queenan


  • Kasey Allee-Foreman
  • Andrea Bilkey
  • Tina Shackleford
  • David Stewart
  • Jim Streeter
  • Yolanda Williams

Board Mentee 2019-2020

  • India McDougle

National Office Staff


USITT gratefully recognizes the individuals and businesses in these special categories of membership:


Altman Lighting, Inc.
Altra Industrial Motion
Apollo Design Technology, Inc.
Barbizon Lighting Company
Celebrity Cruises
City Theatrical, Inc.
Creative Conners, Inc.
Diablo Sound
Disney Parks Live Entertainment
DLR Group | Westlake Reed Leskosky
EK Lights
Electronic Theatre Controls (ETC)
Feld Entertainment
Future Light
H & H Specialties Inc.
Harlequin Floors
InterAmerica Stage, Inc.
International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees
Intrigue Shows
J.R. Clancy, Inc.
KM Fabrics, Inc.
Kryolan Corporation
MainStage Theatrical Supply, Inc.
Mega Systems
Meyer Sound Laboratories, Inc.
Musson Theatrical, Inc.
Nextstage Design LLC
Norcostco, Inc.
Rosco Laboratories, Inc.
Rose Brand
StageRight Corporation
Staging Concepts
Steeldeck Inc.
Strand & Vari*Lite
Syracuse Scenery & Stage Lighting Co., Inc.
TechMD, Inc.
Texas Scenic Company
United Scenic Artists – Local USA 829 – IATSE
Vincent Lighting Systems
Wenger Corporation
Yale School of Drama/Yale Repertory Theatre
ZFX, Inc. – Flying Effects


A.C. Lighting Inc.
Academy of Make Up Arts
ACT Lighting, Inc.
Alcons Audio
Antari Lighting and Effects USA
Atlanta Rigging Systems
Auerbach Pollock Friedlander
A V Pro, Inc.
Backstage Apps Limited
Batts Audio, Video & Lighting
Bernina of America
Blizzard Lighting, LLC
BMI Supply
California Institute of the Arts
California Lutheran University
Cast Software
Center Theatre Group
CHAUVET Professional
Chicago Flyhouse Inc.
Clear-Com Communication Systems
Cobalt Studios
Dallas Stage Scenery, Inc.
Dazian Fabrics, LLC
Doug Fleenor Design, Inc.
Elation Lighting
Emerson College
Eurotruss/Total Structures
Florida State University
Froggy’s Fog
GALA Systems, Inc.
Georgia College
Gerriets International Inc.
GLP German Light Products, Inc
igus, Inc
InCord Ltd.
Irwin Seating Company
iWeiss Theatrical Solutions
Kenmark, Inc.
Kirkegaard Associates
Knox College
Lectrosonics, Inc
LEE Filters
Lehigh Electric Products Co.
Lex Products
Lightswitch Inc
Limelight Productions, Inc.
Lite-Trol Service Company, Inc.
Little Giant Ladder Systems
Live! Technologies
Lycian Stage Lighting
Maine State Music Theatre
Mehron, Inc.
Michigan Technological University
Nelson Case Corporation
Niscon Inc.
Pathway Connectivity
Peavey Electronics
Penn State University
Pointwright Entertainment Rigging Specialists
Princess Cruises
Productions Unlimited Inc.
Pro Intercom, LLC
Rational Acoustics, LLC
RC4 Wireless/Soundsculpture Inc.
Reynold Advanced Materials & Smooth-On, Inc.
Riedel Communications
Rock Exotica
Rockford University
Saginaw Valley State University
Saginaw Valley State University
Sculptural Arts Coating, Inc.
Serapid, Inc.
Show Sage LLC
Stagecraft Industries, Inc.
Stage Rigging Services, Inc.
Strong Lighting
Studio Gear
SUNY Oswego Theatre Department
Techni-Lux, Inc.
Theatre Consultants Collaborative, Inc.
Theatre Projects Consultants, Inc.
Thern Stage Equipment
The University of Alabama
Tiffin Scenic Studios, Inc.
Turning Star Inc.
Ultratec Special Effects Inc.
University of California, Irvine
University of Cincinnati
University of Houston
University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
University of Missouri-Kansas City
University of North Carolina School of the Arts
Wayne State University
Wireless Mic Belts
XS Lighting & Sound

As of 11/1/19; Commercial Endorsement Policy: USITT is pleased to announce the release of new products, and report on the activities and successes of commercial members. However, USITT does not recommend or endorse specific companies or products.