ADCC Staff

bst_logoThe ADCC is managed by Blue Sky Thinking, a hands-on, customer-focused association management firm for nonprofits based in Sarasota, Florida.

We provide a full spectrum of nonprofit management services (fundraising, planning, strategy, marketing, operations, finance, team building, programming and board governance) and have worked with 65+ clients over the past 15 years.

Tammy Hauser serves as Executive Director, Caitlyn Sanderson handles Membership, and Erin Hart manages Communications.

Management Team

Tammy Hauser
Executive Director

Tammy Hauser is the Founder, CEO and lead consultant of Blue Sky Thinking, Inc., a full service national consulting firm for small- to mid-sized arts, culture, and entertainment clients based in Sarasota, FL. Prior to consulting, Tammy spent five years serving as the Director of Education and Community Affairs for the Hennepin Theater Trust which presented more than 300 music, theater, dance and Broadway theater events annually in two large historic theaters in downtown Minneapolis, seven years as a statewide arts grant maker for the Perpich Center for Arts Education and the Minnesota State Arts Board, and as the Visitor Services Manager for the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Earlier in her career, she worked on for several regional theater and dance companies.

If you have questions about the nonprofit association, polices, programs, committeesboard membership, governance, finances, sponsorship, or business partnership, please contact Tammy.

Caitlyn Sanderson
Membership Manager

Caitlyn Sanderson supports The ADCC membership with administration, membership management and event services. She has a background in many types of nonprofit sectors, including museums, academia, health and human services, and campaigns and ballot initiatives. She started her career at the not-for-profit publisher Oxford University Press UK where she worked on digital initiatives. A graduate of New College and Oxford Brookes University (UK), Caitlyn is a Sarasota native and enjoys the Florida sunshine with her husband and daughter.

If you have questions about membership processing, ADCC Programs (including Scholarship, Studio of Excellence, Dance Dreams, Industry Excellence Awards, Competitive Advantage advertising), or registration for the Annual Meeting or Regional Socials, contact Caitlyn.

Erin Hart
Erin Hart
Communications Manager

Erin Hart currently serves communications functions for The ADCC. She has a background in public information and writing, working for regional, national, and state arts agencies, eventually becoming Communications Director for the Minnesota State Arts Board, overseeing all agency publications, web development, and public information strategy. A graduate of Saint Olaf College (B.A., Theater) and the University of Minnesota-Minneapolis (M.A., Creative Writing) Erin has worked as freelance theater critic and feature writer for daily papers, magazines, online publications, and Minnesota Public Radio. She is also an award-winning crime novelist (read more about her books at and a frequent presenter at libraries and book festivals.

For questions about The ADCC website, newsletter, ADCC Insider, news releases, program ads and printed pieces, social media, or ADCC-focused copy in The Competitive Advantage, contact Erin.

Courtney Doherty
Graphic Design

Courtney Doherty, The ADCC’s graphic designer, is the founder and lead graphic designer at East & Sunset, a creative branding agency based in Los Angeles.

Courtney handles all aspects of print design for The ADCC, including newsletter and ad layout, event invitations, Annual Meeting & Industry Award Gala programs and signage, and The Competitive Advantage magazine.