Scott Woods – Founder/President
Scott Woods was the creator of the 2017 award-winning arts series Holler: 31 Days of Columbus Black Art. He is the author of Urban Contemporary History Month, We Over Here Now and Prince and Little Weird Black Boy Gods. He has been featured multiple times in national press, including multiple appearances on National Public Radio. He was the president of Poetry Slam, Inc. and is the co-founder of the Writers’ Block Poetry Night.


Glen Kizer – Trustee/Financial Director
Glen Kizer runs a Foundation that advocates solar energy on low income schools and sets up teacher training workshops to help the teachers connect solar energy to science and math in their classrooms. Mr. Kizer has been running the Foundation for Environmental Education since 1995.

Paisha Thomas – Trustee/Artistic Director
Paisha Thomas is an American singer/songwriter and builder of culture in Columbus, Ohio. She works as a musician and social justice advocate, while also currently curating the Soul Sunday experience at Natalie’s Coal Fired Pizza and Live Music.