Tim Lennon (he/him/his) serves as Executive Director of LANGSTON, an arts producing and presenting organization located in Seattle’s Central District. Its mission is to strengthen and advance our community through Black arts and culture. Its vision is to Cultivate Black Brilliance. Prior to LANGSTON he led the Vera Project, an all‐ages music and arts center, and worked in a variety of roles serving Seattle’s arts and music scenes. Tim is chair of the Seattle Music Commission’s Advocacy & Economic Development Committee, and serves on the curriculum committee of Leadership Tomorrow. He aspires to be half as awesome as his wife and son.