Recent Grants

State and Regional: FY 2009 Grant Panelists

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Panel A
March 25, 2009

Edward Dickey (Layperson)
Arts Patron
Community Volunteer
Bethesda, MD

Sandra Gibson
Executive Director
Association of Performing Arts Presenters
Washington, DC

Dennis Holub
Former Executive Director
South Dakota Arts Council
Pierre, SD

Jim Bob McMillan
Deputy Director
Texas Arts Commission
Austin, TX

Suzanne Wise
Executive Director
Nebraska Arts Council
Omaha, NE

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Panel B
March 25, 2009

Edward Dickey (Layperson)
Arts Patron
Community Volunteer
Bethesda, MD

Dennis Holub
Former Executive Director
South Dakota Arts Council
Pierre, SD

Jim Bob McMillan
Deputy Director
Texas Arts Commission
Austin, TX

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Panel C
March 25, 2009

Pamela Breaux
Secretary
Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Baton Rouge, LA

Mary Regan
Executive Director
North Carolina Arts Council
Raleigh, NC

Mona Abadir (Layperson)
Principal, Honu Group, Inc.
Former Chair, Hawaii State Foundation on the Arts
Honolulu, HI

Robert Booker
Executive Director
Arizona Commission on the Arts
Phoenix, AZ

Randall Rosenbaum
Executive Director
Rhode Island State Council on the Arts
Providence, RI

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Panel D
March 25, 2009

Pamela Breaux
Secretary
Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Baton Rouge, LA

Mary Regan
Executive Director
North Carolina Arts Council
Raleigh, NC

Mona Abadir (Layperson)
Principal, Honu Group, Inc.
Former Chair, Hawaii State Foundation on the Arts
Honolulu, HI

Randall Rosenbaum
Executive Director
Rhode Island State Council on the Arts
Providence, RI

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Panel E
March 25, 2009

Edward Dickey (Layperson)
Arts Patron
Community Volunteer
Bethesda, MD

Jim Bob McMillan
Deputy Director
Texas Arts Commission
Austin, TX

Mary Regan
Executive Director
North Carolina Arts Council
Raleigh, NC

State Partnership Agreements
January 28-29, 2009

Sandra Gibson
President & CEO
Association of Performing Arts Presenters
Bethesda, MD

W. Jack Hicks
Literature Professor
University of California, Davis
Sacramento, CA

Chris Howell
Chief Operating Officer
Kansas Arts Commission
Topeka, KS

David Miller
Arts Consultant
Hightstown, NJ

Randall Reid-Smith
Commissioner
West Virginia Division of Culture and History
Charleston, WV

Bruce Richardson
University Professor
Chair
Wyoming Arts Council
Casper, WY

Sandy Shaughnessy
Director
Florida Division of Cultural Affairs
Tallahassee, FL

Kris Tucker
Executive Director
Washington State Arts Commission
Olympia, WA

George Tzougros
Executive Director
Wisconsin Arts Board
Madison, WI

Nancy Weiss (Layperson)
Development Consultant
Pomfret, CT

State Arts Agency Partnership Agreements
Arts Education Review Group
January 6-7, 2009

Elmer J. Crumbley (Layperson) *
Retired Elementary Principal
Omaha Public Schools
Omaha, NE

Jean Tokuda Irwin
Visual Artist
Director of Arts Education
Utah Arts Council
Salt Lake City, UT

Kim Leavitt
Director of Arts Education
Tennessee Arts Commission
Nashville, TN

David Marshall
Education Programs Manager
Massachusetts Cultural Council
Boston, MA

George Tzougros
Executive Director,
Wisconsin Arts Board
Fitchburg, WI

*Could not serve due to a family emergency

State Arts Agency Partnership Agreements/Folk Infrastructure, Panel A
January 30, 2009

W. Jack Hicks
Literature Professor
University of California, Davis
Sacramento, CA

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

Randall Reid-Smith
Commissioner
West Virginia Division of Culture and History
Charleston, WV

Sandy Shaughnessy
Director
Florida Division of Cultural Affairs
Tallahassee, FL

Nick C.P. Vrooman (Layperson)
Director
Helena Indian Alliance
Helena, MT

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

State Arts Agency Partnership Agreements/Folk Infrastructure, Panel B
January 30, 2009

W. Jack Hicks
Literature Professor
University of California, Davis
Sacramento, CA

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

Randall Reid-Smith
Commissioner
West Virginia Division of Culture and History
Charleston, WV

Sandy Shaughnessy
Director
Florida Division of Cultural Affairs
Tallahassee, FL

Nick C.P. Vrooman (Layperson)
Director
Helena Indian Alliance
Helena, MT

Regional Partnership Agreements, Panel A
January 14, 2009

Pamela Breaux
Secretary
Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Lake Charles, LA

Ed Dickey (Layperson)
Arts Patron, Community Volunteer
Bethesda, MD

Loie Fecteau
Executive Director
New Mexico Arts
Santa Fe, NM

Karen Hanan
Executive Director
Arts Northwest
Port Angeles, WA

Regional Partnership Agreements, Panel B
January 22, 2009

Arlynn Fishbaugh
Executive Director
Montana Arts Council
Helena, MT

Rudy Guglielmo, Jr. (Layperson)
Program Officer
Archibald Bush Foundation
Saint Paul, MN

Rebecca Lawrence
Curator, Writer
Director
New Hampshire State Council on the Arts
Concord, NH

Elaine Mariner
Executive Director
Colorado Council on the Arts
Denver, CO

Steve Sigel
Composer, Director, Performer
Executive Director
Garde Arts Center
New London, CT