2018/2019 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 and talents. 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.

Our board of directors holds yearly elections for new board members. Beginning each year in April, a call to new board members will be released through our public relations outlets. All applicants must submit a letter of intent along with a professional resume. Final candidates will be asked to attend a board meeting in May or June before the board makes their final selections. Tenures run for a period of one year from July-June and include a variety of positions and responsibilities.


2019 ELECTIONS

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Elections for positions on The Empty Space’s 2019/2020 Board of Directors will be held on June 9, 2019. Those interested in applying for the board must send a professional resume and letter of intent to our communications director Mystie Peters at mystie.peters@gmail.com. Qualified candidates will be asked to attend our June board meeting for a short interview and meet and greet. Please click on the links blow for a full job description of the positions available.

Join our Team!

At The Empty Space, we are committed to creating top-notch shows with top-notch people. We enjoy cultivating an inclusive, diverse, and safe environment that is beneficial to the creative and collaborative processes. Developing lasting relationships within our community is important to us and we strive to be better friends, artists, and humans every day. In short: we aim to be awesome. We promise.

Professional resumes and letters of intent are due by May 31, 2019. Please email to mystie.peters@gmail.com.

Positions Available:


Our Current Board

Bob Kempf  Artistic Director

Bob Kempf
Artistic Director

Kristina Saldaña  Financial Director

Kristina Saldaña
Financial Director

Mystie Peters  Communications Director

Mystie Peters
Communications Director

Michelle Guerrero  Operations Director

Michelle Guerrero
Operations Director

Jolie Roberson  Marketing Director

Jolie Roberson
Marketing Director

Claire Rock  Personnel Director

Claire Rock
Personnel Director

Jesus Fidel  Gallery Director

Jesus Fidel
Gallery Director

Michael Pawloski  Late-Night Director

Michael Pawloski
Late-Night Director

Alison Irvin  Facilities Director

Alison Irvin
Facilities Director

Kayleigh Peaker  Director-at-large

Kayleigh Peaker
Director-at-large

Brian Purcell  Director-at-large

Brian Purcell
Director-at-large

Carlos A. Vera  Director-at-large

Carlos A. Vera
Director-at-large

Danielle Rodriguez  Director-at-large

Danielle Rodriguez
Director-at-large

John Buford  Gallery Curator

John Buford
Gallery Curator

Daniel Korth  Director-at-large

Daniel Korth
Director-at-large

Nolan Long  Director-at-large

Nolan Long
Director-at-large

Kristina Treadwell  Director-at-large

Kristina Treadwell
Director-at-large