Erin Hoppe, Executive Director
Erin has a decade of experience working in the cultural sector as an administrator, researcher and advocate. She has a Masters in Cultural Policy & Arts Administration from The Ohio State University and a B.A. in Economics from the University of California, San Diego. Previous professional experience includes The Kennedy Center and American Institutes for Research, and internships with the Smithsonian Institution and National Endowment for the Arts. Erin currently serves on the boards of VSA Affiliate Council, Columbus Arts Marketing Association and Ohio Citizens for the Arts. Erin is a native Californian who fell in love with Ohio. She is passionate about promoting inclusion, advancing creativity, developing life-long learning opportunities, birding, and exploring the world.
Keya Crenshaw, Program Assistant
As the program assistant with VSAO, Keya has the pleasure of coordinating the organizations numerous outreach efforts, as well as developing community relations. A film festival consultant by trade, Keya has worked with The Brooklyn Arts Council, The Women of African Descent Film Festival, The San Francisco Black Film Festival, The Columbus International Film Festival, The Hollywood Black Film Festival and the Columbus Post Newspaper. She holds degrees in Film Studies and Women’s Studies from The Ohio State University, and has a love of everything film. As a published film and theater critic, she is trained in the craft of film and performance studies theory. Keya brings extensive experience to her work, including positions as casting director, marketing manager, and, most recently, as an actor and stage manager with PAST Productions Columbus.