Tag Archive for: Board of Trustees

Martin Semple stands in conversation

A Special Thank You to DCPA Chairman Martin Semple

Five years ago on July 1, 2017, Martin Semple became only the third Chairman of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. Yet he was anything but new to the organization. In fact, Semple, a partner in the Denver law firm of Semple, Farrington & Everall, has been the DCPA’s legal representative since before the […]

Two New Individuals Join the Board of Trustees

Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ Chairman Martin Semple and President & CEO Janice Sinden are pleased to announce that two new individuals will join the Board of Trustees: David Farahi and Susan Fox Pinkowitz. David Farahi served as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Monarch Casino & Resort in Reno, Nevada from 2012 to 2021. […]

State Representative Nolbert Chavez & Lester Ward with 1998 Tony Award

Lester Ward: Remembering the Former DCPA President, COO and Trustee

On Wednesday, October 20, former DCPA President, COO and Trustee Lester Ward passed away. While our lights are dimmed, our appreciation for his 46-years of service will continue to be heard in every round of applause for decades to come.

Hassan Salem of U.S. Bank named Chair-elect of the DCPA’s Board of Trustees

Following a unanimous decision at its June 8 meeting, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ Board of Trustees has named Hassan Salem Chair-elect of the Board. He will succeed Martin Semple July 1, 2022 as the fourth Chairman in the organization’s 44-year-history. Salem and his wife, Sheila, have been patrons and donors of the […]