Scott Lewis

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Scott Lewis

Executive Director

Scott Lewis has served as NW Dance Project’s Executive Director since its inception in 2004. He holds a degree in Psychology with Honors as well as a degree in Sociology from the University of Oregon. Mr. Lewis has an extensive background in child development and education. Scott worked as a counselor to high-risk youths (ages 5 to 14) housed in state facilities for five years and is the former Director of the Los Angeles Suicide Prevention Center. He has over 20 years of experience in marketing and fundraising, was a published arts journalist for two decades, and was the Operations Manager of CD Baby, the world’s largest seller of independent music. Scott has served as a jurist for Western Arts Alliance; a grant panelist for the Regional Arts and Cultural Council, the Oregon Arts Commission, and the Oregon Cultural Trust; as well as on numerous arts education panels for universities in Portland and beyond.

scott [at] nwdanceproject [dot] org