Making this Possible
Jeffrey Dollinger – Executive Director
Jeffrey comes to the Arts High Foundation with over two decades in leadership and development roles at nonprofit organizations that encourage and celebrate creativity and the arts. Most recently he was Senior Director of Corporate and Major Gifts at the Autry Museum of the American West where he raised funds for the Museum’s exhibitions, events and education programs. Prior to that he was Executive Director of Art in Action in Menlo Park, CA which delivers visual art education programs to more than 75,000 students at hundreds of schools nationwide.
Earlier in his career he served as SVP of Program Development at the national nonprofit Invent Now and as the Development Coordinator for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland. He holds a B.A. in Art History from The Ohio State University and a Masters in Arts Administration from Indiana University. Finally, Jeffrey is a proud parent of a student in LACHSA’s Theatre department.
Margaret Yasuda – Marketing & Events Campaign Manager
With her experience as creative director of Mimio Design for over two decades, Margaret brings extensive knowledge of marketing, branding, and event design and production to her work at Arts High Foundation. She has produced award-winning work for a variety of clients in the education and nonprofit industries, including UCLA, USC, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Eli & Edythe Broad Center for Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine, and the Japanese American National Museum. Margaret is also a proud LACHSA Music Department parent and advocate and enjoys working to support the talented artists at LACHSA.
Alicia Byer – Development Associate
Alicia Byer is a nonprofit professional and composer who enjoys working to support the arts. She has an undergraduate degree in music composition from Mills College and an MM in Composition from CSULB. Prior to joining the Arts High Foundation, she worked at UCLA, the Claremont Colleges, and for the American Composers Forum, LA Chapter.