Colleen Jennings-Roggensack

8 Sep 2021


Colleen Jennings-Roggensack.

Colleen Jennings-Roggensack is vice president for cultural affairs for Arizona State University and executive director of ASU Gammage. She serves on The Broadway League's Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Government Relations Committee, the Executive Committee, and the Board of Governors’ Labor Committee and co-chairs the Legislative Council and Road Presenters/Intra-Industry Committee. Additionally, she is Arizona's only Tony voter. Jennings-Roggensack is a founding and current member of the Creative Capital Board and senior advisor to Women of Color in the Arts. She served on the National Council on the Arts at the bequest of President Clinton and is a life director of the Fiesta Bowl. Jennings-Roggensack is the recipient of numerous awards including the 2021 City of Tempe Arts and Culture Community Impactor, 2020 National Coalition of 100 Black Women Education Legend, 2019 Valley Leadership Woman of the Year, and Arizona's Governor’s Arts Award. In 2012, The Arizona Republic recognized Jennings-Roggensack for Arizona’s 100th Anniversary as one of the individuals who had the greatest impact in the era. She served as a Center panelist for Re:imagining Recovery grants in 2021.