Broomfield Council on
the Arts & Humanities
More than 350 people volunteered last year who committed 8,913 hours of their time to support the arts. Find out how you can get involved.
While her degrees are in Clinical Psychology, Keri's professional background as a marketing/website specialist and business manager has led to her position as the Executive Director of BCAH. She is the familiar face and voice of BCAH's office.
Heather Doran began her film career creating props for the Disney movie "10 Things I Hate About You" before becoming a Location Scout and Manager on films including "Life or Something Like It" starring Angelina Jolie, "Solaris" starring George Clooney, and "Amateur," a basketball story filmed in Colorado and released in April on Netflix. Heather is the Program Director of the Broomfield Film Project, a BCAH program, valued volunteer, innovative board member, and welcomed addition to BCAH.
Jane is a treasured member of the community, past Heart of Broomfieldrecipient, "Living Legend of Dance" awardee, founder of Broomfield's 1st dance studio, and the valued BCAH historian. She continues to represent the legacy of BCAH and Broomfield. She is BCAH's most valued volunteer and one of the founders of arts in Broomfield.
For several years, Anne has been the indispensable grants manager for BCAH whose remarkable efforts are the key to continuing BCAH's non-profit work. Her grant writing skills are the reason why BCAH continues to operate today.
Well-known Broomfield entertainer and singer with ASTER Women's Chamber Choir, Carolyn not only has a powerful voice dropped from heaven, but a mind for business. Her family's pizzeria, IPie Pizza, is one of Broomfield's most celebrated eateries, which wholeheartedly supports arts and culture in Broomfield.
Strive for the advancement of arts and humanities by nurturing diverse, quality programs and ensuring inclusive access for residents of Broomfield and surrounding areas.
With advanced degrees, a notable background in music and nonprofit experience, Tamara brings fresh, welcomed ideas that will help to shape the future of BCAH. The board is richer through her participation.
For many years, BCAH has been lucky to have Sherill as its backbone. As a past Heart of Broomfield for Arts Award recipient, she dedicates a great deal of her life to the continuation of BCAH and ensures it is consistently on track from its finances to its operations.
Linda is the driving force behind the Broomfield Youth Symphony and Intermezzo and a valued board member of BCAH for her experience in event management and marketing.
When Kathy isn't working at the library or selflessly volunteering for BCAH, she is spending time with her beloved grandchildren. She is committed to bringing new, exciting and diverse programs to Broomfield for children of all ages.
Dr. Christina Lynn-Craig
“Dr. Tina,” a past Heart of Broomfield for Arts recipient, has been involved with BCAH and the Broomfield Music Teacher’s Association for over 20 years. In April 2000, she founded ASTER Women’s Chamber Choir. She has also taught on music faculties at CU-Boulder, Metro, and Loretto Heights College. Her private voice studio is filled with talented singers of all ages.”
In 2016, the Student Art Show and our 1st Annual Benefit Event pulled in large attendance numbers and overwhelming participation.
In 2018, the Broomfield Film Project showcased its 1st premiere of "Colorado Shorts" and welcomed Broomshticks, Broomfield's improve group, as one of its programs.
1973 - The Broomfield Council on the Arts & Humanities was formally founded.
1989 - SCFD funding began.
2015 - Over 55,000 people attended programs supported by the Broomfield Council on the Arts & Humanities.
2016 - Angel donation from the Kathryn Friend Estate funded the Broomfield Council on the Arts & Humanities' sold-out 1st Annual Benefit Event, which featured entertainment provided by Lannie Garrett and Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald; a silent auction with artwork pieces by Betsy Roberts, Elle Esposito, and Robert Juszinski and gift baskets donated by many donors; donated beverages by Wonderland Brewing Co.; and donated chocolate samplings by Chic Chocolate.
2018 -New board members, Christina Lynn-Craig and Carolyn Crouse, were welcomed to BCAH. Keri Dillingham was promoted to Executive Director.
Winning the Heart of Broomfield Award for Arts in 2015 is but a small indication of the hard work Chippy has put into BCAH and furthering the cultural landscape of Broomfield. She serves as a voice for the arts by being on the board of BCAH and attending local events.