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The Student Leadership Board is an august group of UH undergraduates, graduates and recent alumni who create opportunities for the UH Student Body to engage with trends and events with the local and national arts community and provide the SLB opportunities to enhance their own leadership skills.

Center for Arts Leadership provides a goldmine of leadership opportunities for students to grow as an individual, connect with the campus and Artist community, explore organizational involvement, and develop their personal leadership style. Members of the student board will work closely with Center for Arts Leadership Director Sixto Wagan, work proactively to shape, design and implement the Center for Arts Leadership programs while getting experience with non-profit arts boards.

Come be part of an arts think tank, an initiative to make a difference and be the change…

Students from various educational backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Specific opportunities available to the Student Leadership Board:

  • Network with leaders in the arts community, including renowned artists, curators, and directors from all across the country

  • Program arts and culture activities for the UH campus and local arts community
  • Advise on new programs and initiatives for the Center for Arts Leadership

  • Participate in the key issues facing the arts and culture in Houston today
  • Cultivate communication and organizational skills

As a member of the Student Board, you are committing to:

  • Demonstrate behavior and actions consistent with the Center for Arts Leadership core values

  • Organize and/or host a SLB Presents Event including fund raising events, pop-up galleries, lectures, etc.

  • Participation in the Leadership in the Arts Summit, conducted annually in the month of April

  • Attend student board meetings and online discussions during academic terms.

  • Develop and conduct outreach activities to effectively recruit and sustain student involvement in the Center for Arts Leadership.

Students appointed to the board will reflect a commitment to the arts, creative inquiry and community building.