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Jerald M. Dougherty, MFA

JERALD (JERRY) DOUGHERTY (Senior Lecturer, Production Manager) (he, him, his) received his MFA in Theatre Design and Technology from The University of Texas at Austin and is an active member of the United States Institute for Theatre Technology, Event Safety Alliance and the Production Manager’s Forum. He became an ETCP Certified Rigger – Theatre in 2011 and has developed theatre rigging curriculums at CWU at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.  In 2017 he joined the USITT Jay Glerum Rigging Institute faculty. He served as the scheduling and program coordinator for the Region 7 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival from 2011-2017 and has served as a member of the Ellensburg City Arts Commission since 2010.  He is a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army Reserve with over 25 years of service and is currently the Distribution Integration Branch Chief for the 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command in Marysville, WA.  In 2015 he co-authored the paper “Cultural Seeding: Van Tac Vu Theatre During the Vietnam War” with Dr. Jay Ball.

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