AHA! Arts & Humanities Advisory Council

The Arts & Humanities Advisory Council (AHA!) furthers the mission of the Telitha E. Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities by providing expertise, financial support and community connections to support exceptional teaching, learning opportunities and community enrichment through art and cultural presentations.

AHA! Goals

The objectives of the Lindquist College of Arts and Humanities Advisors are to:

  • Advise the Dean of the Lindquist College of Arts and Humanities on matters of the Lindquist College and its departments and programs as they relate to the regional community

  • Review and advise on new curricula, recruitment and placement strategies

  • Support the mission of the Lindquist College to offer students the very best possible education and the arts and humanities

  • Serve as informed ambassadors, advocates and liaisons in the community

  • Personally engage new people in the programs of the Lindquist College

  • Assist with fundraising efforts of the Lindquist College by identifying, informing, educating and cultivating prospects

  • Create and promote a positive image for, and understanding of, the Lindquist College of Arts and Humanities

  • Expand linkages between the Lindquist College and the art, cultural, and educational communities and institutions across the Wasatch Front specifically, and in the State of Utah generally.

AHA! Awards

Each year, AHA! awards faculty, staff, students, alumni and community members who elevate the work of the Telitha E. Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities.  These individuals are recognized and thanked for donating their resources, time and talents to the college.

AHA! Award Nomination Form

AHA! Award Previous Winners

AHA! Advisory Members

William Hughes, Board Chair Retired Physician, Rocky Mountain OB/GYN
Kathy Peterson, Board Vice Chair Wasatch Distributing
Joseph Ray Barrios, Jr. General Counsel (Attorney), Insurance Receivers' Office
Brandi Bosworth Public Relations Coordinator, Ogden Nature Center
Kate Bruce Artist
Steven Cain Cardiac Surgeon
Sarah K. Chaplin President-CEO, New Jersey State Theatre
Javier C. Chavez, Jr. Founder and President Cerveza Zolupez Beer Company
Cathay Nelson Christiansen Retired, Quest Communication (Century Link)
Roberta Glidden Artist
Ryan Godderidge Vice President, Marketing Sales at Browning Arms
Bob Harris Retired, Vice President & General Counsel, Thiokol Corporation
Colleen Letendre Community Volunteer
Jean H. Andra Miller Professor Emerita of French, Weber State University
Thomas J. Moore Educator
Ta'u Pupu'a Opera Singer
Matt L. Shay Commercial Graphic Artist, Owner of Shay Design
Julia Babilis Stephens Staff Attorney, Utah Legal Services
Heidi E. Thornock English Teacher, Writer, Mom
Cammie Titus Owner of Cammie Titus Piano Studio
Ralph Vander Heide Retired Educator/Consultant, Northern Association of Schools
Jack Wahlen Physician, Endocrinology at McKay-Dee Endocrine & Diabetes Clinic
Alicia Marie Washington Good Company Theatre, Owner