2017/2018 Board of Directors

Run by a board of directors consisting of dedicated members of the community, The Empty Space has grown into one of the premiere places to view live theatre in Kern County. Our all-volunteer Board is comprised of experienced individuals who support TES with their time, talents, and treasure. We are dedicated to bringing the experience of live theatre to as many people as possible, along with the help of our supportive and generous community.

Brian J. Sivesind Executive Director

Brian J. Sivesind
Executive Director

Bob Kempf Artistic Director

Bob Kempf
Artistic Director

Kristina Saldaña Financial Director

Kristina Saldaña
Financial Director

Ellie Sivesind Operations Director

Ellie Sivesind
Operations Director

Mystie Peters Communications Director

Mystie Peters
Communications Director

Michelle Guerrero Marketing Director

Michelle Guerrero
Marketing Director

Jesus Fidel Gallery Director

Jesus Fidel
Gallery Director

Claire Rock Personnel Director

Claire Rock
Personnel Director

Alison Irvin Facilities Director

Alison Irvin
Facilities Director

Victoria Lusk Director-at-large

Victoria Lusk
Director-at-large

Carlos A. Vera Director-at-large

Carlos A. Vera
Director-at-large

Jolie Roberson Facilities Director

Jolie Roberson
Facilities Director

Brian Purcell Director-at-large

Brian Purcell
Director-at-large

Ron Warren Technical Director

Ron Warren
Technical Director

Danielle Rodriguez Director-at-large

Danielle Rodriguez
Director-at-large

Michael Pawloski Director-at-large

Michael Pawloski
Director-at-large

Trayvon Trimble Fletcher Director-at-large

Trayvon Trimble Fletcher
Director-at-large