Colleen Huddleson


Phone: 260.399.7700, ext. 8004

Professional Education

  • Master of Business Administration – University of Saint Francis, 2005
    • Concentration in marketing management
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Historic Preservation – Savannah College of Art and Design, 2001
    • Minor in History of Fine Arts
    • Graduated cum laude

Community Service

  • Fort Wayne Ballet, Board of Trustees; 2015-present
  • Historic Preservation Commission, City of Fort Wayne; 2008-present
    • Chair, 2013-present
    • Vice Chair, 2009-2012
  • Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Board of Trustees; 2009-2015
    • Education Committee
    • Gala Committee
  • Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne, Regional Arts Council representative; 2006-present
  • ACRES Land Trust; 2006-present
  • Artlink Contemporary Art Gallery; 2003-present
    • Education Committee; 2011-present
  • Architecture and Community Heritage (ARCH); 2003-present
    • Board member; 2003-2008
    • Program and Events Committee, Chair; 2003-2008
  • Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana; 2001-present

Awards and Recognitions

  • Athena Award Nominee, 2011
    Nominations are based on candidates’ experience with assisting women in reaching their full leadership potential; demonstrated excellence, creativity and initiative in their business or profession; and providing valuable service by devoting time and energy to improve the quality of life for others in the community. The Athena Award includes presentations to more than 5,000 individuals across the world.
  • Certified member of the Honor Society of Sigma Pi Kappa in recognition of scholarship, outstanding achievements and service to historic preservation

Subject Areas Taught

  • Senior Project
  • Fundamentals of Public Communication
  • Public Relations