CBCA is delighted to welcome three new members to our Board of Directors. In addition, we hired Diane L Stahl as our new Membership & Development Director.


Board of Directors

Laurence Kaptain, DMA, FRSA

College of Arts & Media (CAM), University of Colorado Denver

Laurence Kaptain, DMA and FRSA is Dean of the College of Arts & Media (CAM) at University of Colorado Denver. Dean Kaptain joined the team at CAM two years ago and continues to grow their nationally recognized programs. He is also an accomplished percussionist.

Barbara Lewis

LewisGraham Art Consultants

Barbara Lewis is a founder and principal at LewisGraham Art Consultants. LewisGraham is a national art consulting firmworking with companies ranging from professional services to hospitality and healthcare. She is a graduate of CBCA’s Leadership Arts program (2001) and served on the CBCA Board of Directors previously for eight years.

Liz Tillotson

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Elizabeth Tillotson is an associate attorney at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck. In her legal practice, Tillotson represents individuals and public and private companies in commercial litigation and securities matters. She is a graduate of CBCA’s Leadership Arts program (2016).

New Staff

Diane L Stahl

Membership & Development Manager

Diane L Stahl brings an abundance of experience in various arts and business sectors to her new role as Membership & Development Manager. With an early career in nonprofit fundraising, Stahl directed the membership development program at the Downtown Denver Partnership for ten years. She then founded and owned a successful urban design-build landscaping company and garden retail shop in the Golden Triangle. Stahl is a cultural arts community volunteer and advocate, master gardener, and watercolorist.