The Steering Committee

Joining Behind the Scenes in developing this initiative are a group of individuals and organizations with relevant expertise and experience and a deep commitment to improve the quality of life for those working in the entertainment industry.

Raul Argudin
Human Resources Compliance and Regulatory Manager,
The Broadway League
Shelley Bibby
Business Agent, IATSE Local 849
Tony DePaulo
Retired international Vice President and Retired Co-Director of Stagecraft Department, IATSE
Rosalyn Gilbert,  LCSW, BCD
Supervisor of Addiction and Recovery Services,
Entertainment Community Fund
Alison Heiser, LPC, LMHC
Open Heart Counseling
Tammy Honesty
Associate Professor  of Scenic Design, West Virginia University
David Hope
Executive Director, AFC
Bryan Huneycutt
Principal, HuneyBadger Entertainment Consulting
Courtney Klimson
Co-Founder/CEO, The Roadie Clinic


Jennifer Leff, LCSW
Managing Director, Human Services, MusiCares
Taryn Elizabeth Longo
The Mastery Studio
Greg Petruska
Director Environmental Health and Safety, NBCUniversal
Naomi Rodda, MSW, LCSW
Director of Home & Community Based Services,
Motion Picture and Television Fund
Lori Rubinstein
Executive Director, Behind the Scenes Foundation
Samantha Squeri
Director of Theatre Production and Finance,
NBC Universal and Independent Producer
Samantha E. Stepleton, MSW, LCSW
Director of Social Services,
Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation
Adam Tackett
Sr. Manager, Production Environmental Health and Safety, NBCUniversal
Pat White
Department Director, Education and Training, IATSE