Operations and Finance Manager
Sarah Guerra (she/her) is a queer native Tejana who has dedicated her life to supporting and leveraging the arts as a tool for education and political and social justice. A Bay Area resident since 2001, Sarah is a seasoned program manager that has overseen the creation, implementation and evolution of commissioning programs and artist residencies focused on uplifting Black and Brown queer and trans people for Brava! For Women in the Arts, Queer Cultural Center and La Peña Cultural Center. She has served as a liaison and conference organizer for the National Performance Network. As the Production Manager for the Queer Cultural Center, Sarah has supported the presentation of nine National Queer Arts Festivals; providing direct support and feedback to artists as well as implementing Festival logistics. She has served as a grant reviewer for San Francisco Arts Commission, Galería de la Raza, and Live Arts Boston. Most recently Sarah completed the Executive Program in Arts & Culture Strategy with National Arts Strategies in partnership with University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice and California Arts Council’s Administrators of Color Fellowship.