Recent Grants

Folk & Traditional Arts: FY 2009 Grants Panelists

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel A
May 29-30, 2008

Deborah Boykin
Folklorist, Alabama Center for Traditional Culture
Alabama State Council on the Arts
Prattville, AL

John Keoni Fujitani
Folklorist
Volcano, HI

Laura Marcus
Folklorist
Santa Fe, NM

Elena Martinez
Folklorist
City Lore, Inc.
Bronx, NY

Judith M. McCulloh
Consultant, Editor Emerita 
Urbana, IL

Rose Morgan (Layperson)
Retired Federal Employee
Bryans Road, MD

Marilyn White
Professor of Anthropology
Kean University
Hillside, NJ

Access To Artistic Excellence, Panel B
May 30, 2008

Deborah Boykin
Folklorist, Alabama Center for Traditional Culture
Alabama State Council on the Arts
Montgomery, AL

John Keoni Fujitani
Folklorist
Volcano, HI

Judith M. McCulloh
Consultant, Editor Emerita 
Urbana, IL

Rose Morgan (Layperson)
Retired Federal Empolyee
Bryans Road, MD

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel A December 3-5, 2008

Maribel Alvarez
Assistant Research Professor, English Department
Research Social Scientist and Public Folklorist
The Southwest Center
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 

Troyd A. Geist
Folklorist
North Dakota Council on the Arts
Fargo, ND

Nancy Groce 
Folklorist, Ethnomusicologist 
American Folklife Center
Library of Congress 
New York, NY

Gerald L. Hill (Layperson)
President
Indiginous Language Institute
The Oneida Tribe
Oneida, WI

Teresa Hollingsworth
Program Director, Traditional Arts & Accessibility
Southern Arts Federation
Atlanta, GA 

Elaine Thatcher  
Program Director, Mountain West Center for Regional Studies
Utah State University
Logan, UT

Su Zheng 
Ethnomusicologist; Chair, Music Department
Associate Professor of Music and East Asian Studies
Wesleyan University
East Hampton, CT

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel B
December 5, 2008

Maribel Alvarez
Assistant Research Professor, English Department
Research Social Scientist and Public Folklorist
The Southwest Center
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 

Troyd A. Geist
Folklorist
North Dakota Council on the Arts
Fargo, ND

Gerald L. Hill (Layperson)
President
Indiginous Language Institute
The Oneida Tribe
Oneida, WI

Elaine Thatcher  
Program Director, Mountain West Center for Regional Studies
Utah State University
Logan, UT

Su Zheng 
Ethnomusicologist; Chair, Music Department
Associate Professor of Music and East Asian Studies
Wesleyan University
East Hampton, CT

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Panel A
May 20, 2009

Teresa Hollingsworth
Program Director, Traditional Arts and Accessibility
Southern Arts Federation
Atlanta, GA

Wayne Martin
Senior Program Director for Community Arts Development
North Carolina Arts Council
Raleigh, NC

Rose Morgan (Layperson)
Arts Patron, Community Volunteer
Bryans Road, MD

Elaine Thatcher
Program Director
Mountain West Center for Regional Studies
Logan, UT

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Panel B
May 20, 2009

Maria-Carmen Gambliel
Director, Folk & Traditional Arts
Idaho Commission on the Arts
Boise, ID

Teresa Hollingsworth
Program Director, Traditional Arts and Accessibility
Southern Arts Federation
Atlanta, GA

Rose Morgan (Layperson)
Arts Patron, Community Volunteer
Bryans Road, MD

Elaine Thatcher
Program Director
Mountain West Center for Regional Studies
Logan, UT

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Panel B2
May 20, 2009

Maria-Carmen Gambliel
Director, Folk & Traditional Arts
Idaho Commission on the Arts
Boise, ID

Rose Morgan (Layperson)
Arts Patron, Community Volunteer
Bryans Road, MD

Elaine Thatcher
Program Director
Mountain West Center for Regional Studies
Logan, UT

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Application Readers 
(Readers who did not also serve as panelists)

Harold Anderson 
Folk Arts Consultant
Greenbelt, MD

M. Rita Moonsammy 
Consultant
Tabernacle, NJ

Lisa Richardson 
Executive Director 
California Traditional Music Society 
Encino, CA

Lynne Williamson 
Director, Connecticut Cultural Heritage Arts Program 
Institute for Community Research 
Torrington, CT