esa board of directors

Jim Digby  Chairman / President

Jim Digby
Chairman / President

Steven Adelman  Vice President

Steven Adelman
Vice President

Scott Carroll  Treasurer

Scott Carroll
Treasurer

David Cloward  Director

David Cloward
Director

Charlie Hernandez Sr.  Director

Charlie Hernandez Sr.
Director

Stuart Ross  Director

Stuart Ross
Director

Steve Lemon  Director

Steve Lemon
Director

Roger Sandau  Director

Roger Sandau
Director

Andy Lenthall  Director

Andy Lenthall
Director

Tim Roberts  Director

Tim Roberts
Director


esa staff

Donald Cooper  Executive Director

Donald Cooper
Executive Director

Jacob Worek  Operations Director

Jacob Worek
Operations Director

Danielle Hernandez  Outreach Director

Danielle Hernandez
Outreach Director

Shelby Carol Cude  Creative Director

Shelby Carol Cude
Creative Director


esa advisory council

The ESA Advisory Council is an energetic collection of get-it-done thought leaders from a broad cross section of the entertainment industry. Council members have diverse backgrounds, experiences, and points of view but share a united focus - to help the Event Safety Alliance better serve the needs of everyone working in or attending live events. Council members play a key role in setting the strategic vision for the organization, guiding of development of critical projects, and helping procure human and financial resources. 

Robert (Bobby) Allen - PRG

Rochelle Brotter-Wayne - Reel Media

Jimmy Chan - ESA Asia

Fr. David Garretson - I.A.T.S.E.

Jahn “Boxer” Hardison - Bigger Hammer Production Services

Todd Hester - PSAV

Hadden Hippsley - Lambda Productions

Dr. Kevin Kloesel - National Weather Service

Susan McGuirl - Alianz Global Corporate & Speciality

David Ramsaroop - Full Sail University

Tami Richter - SXSW

Lori Rubinstein - Behind the Scenes Charity

Janet Sellery - Sellery Health & Safety