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. Mr. Lewis worked as a counselor to high-risk youths (age 5 to 14) housed in state facilities for five years and is the former Director of the Los Angeles Suicide Prevention Center. Mr. Lewis has over 18 years 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 Lewis has served as a grant panelist for the Regional Arts and Cultural Council and the Oregon Cultural Trust, as well as on numerous arts education panels for universities in Portland and beyond.

scott [at] nwdanceproject [dot] org