Darren is a proud member of The United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT).  USITT is the national organization of designers, production, and technology professionals in the performing arts and entertainment fields.  The Institute creates an environment for professionals and students in the industry to connect, create, share and communicate about theatre design and technology.

Darren has served as the chair of the Lighting Design Portfolio Committee, and published the updated guidelines with committee members Ellen E. Jones and Autum Casey in December of 2014.  He currently serves on the Essential Skill for the Entertainment Technician (eSET) Lighting and Electrics Work group.

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In addition to the national organization, he is former member of The Heart of America Region of the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT-HOA) and held the office of Vice-President of Membership for the region from 2011-2013.