The Board of Trustees holds open meetings the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. at the Salt Lake School for the Performing Arts, located at 2291 South 2000 East.  Parents and interested public are welcome to attend.

Board Chair

Doug enters the SPA community as a recent addition to the Board of Trustees.  Doug and his family moved to Utah in 2005 from Boston, MA, including his daughter Casey who is attending SPA as a freshman this year.  Doug has a diverse business background, most recently as CEO of a local financial services company.  Doug also has experience with schools and programs through a variety of consulting and volunteer work.  Doug will utilize his significant business experience to assist the Board's mission and activities, while further evolving his more recent interest and commitment to the Performing Arts.

Salt Lake School District Representative

Kristi Swett has been serving on the Salt Lake City School District Board of Education for since 2003, she is the current Past President and served as President from 2008 to 2014. Kristi is also, currently the immediate past president of the Utah School Board Association, having served on its Board of Directors for 12 years.  Student success, safe schools, collaborative decision-making, and protecting the autonomy and resources of local districts continue to motivate her activism.

Board Member, Development Committee

Kit has been working professionally in theater for over 30 years.  As a professional actor, designer and administrator, he has worked throughout Utah, Los Angeles and San Francisco.  He is in the middle of his tenure as a SPA parent, one daughter graduated from SPA, one daughter is a current senior and one daughter joins SPA next year as a freshman.  

Board Member - First Vice President

John has spent most of his professional career in education as a classroom teacher in fine arts and commercial photography and finally as an administrator in the Salt Lake City School District’s Career and Technical Center.  He also works as a freelance commercial photographer and graphic designer. Since high school in Chicago, John has played bass guitar in a wide range of musical groups including jazz, rock, musical theater and country gospel.  He has worked as a studio musician and currently plays in two local bands. John has a granddaughter in her second year at SPA and is an advocate for choice and variety in education.

Board Member, PTO President

Board Member

Board Member - Secretary

Highland High School Representative

SPA Board Meetings

Agendas for upcoming meetings and meeting minutes/recordings for previous Board meetings are available on the Public Notice Site.


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