Celeste Boyd is currently serving as Secretary/Treasurer of Duende.
Celeste is a retired educator who has been involved with the arts since being in her first “theatre in the round” production as a young girl. She was a church choir member for seven years and acted, danced, sang and worked backstage in college productions. She actively supported the integration of arts into the curriculum during her professional career as a teacher and school administrator. As Assistant Superintendent of Instructional Services for the Tuolumne County Superintendent of Schools Office, Celeste worked closely with the Central Sierra Arts Council to establish the “Arts Reach to Schools” program which brings local artists into classrooms and helps provide staff development for teachers. She has a passion for using the power of the arts to inspire students, deepen their understanding and enhance their self-confidence.