Board directors National Institute Aging, Illinois Arts Council. Member Illinois committee John F Kennedy Center Alliance Arts Education, American Council Arts in Education, Arts Worth/Intercultural Council. Consultant Interamerican Institute Ethnomusicology and Folklore, Caracas, Venezuela, National Endowment of the Humanities.
Member review committee Organization American States. Member advisory board Modern Organization Dance Evolvement. Member of AEA, Screen Actors Guild, American Society of Composers, Lincoln Academy, Royal Anthropological Society, Negro Actors Guild, Institute Black World (board directors), Black Academy Arts and Sciences, Writers Guild, American Federation Radio Artists, American Guild Music Artists, American Guild Variety Artists (board governors 1943-1949), Sigma Epsilon.