Arts Education: FY 2021 Grants Panelists


Grants for Arts Projects - Panel A
Jul 09, 2020

Rishard Allen
Director of Grant Services
Arts Council of Indianapolis, Inc.
Indianapolis, IN

Stephen Blanchett
Art Education Director
Juneau Arts and Humanities Council
Juneau, AK

Sheri Brady (Layperson)
Associate Director, Strategic Partnerships
Forum for Community Solutions
Aspen Institute
Silver Spring, MD

Brian Hersh
Asolo Theatre, Inc.
Sarasota, FL

Bonnie Koba
Senior Program Manager
Connecticut State Office of the Arts, Dept. of Economic & Community
Durham, CT

Rodney Van Valkenburg
Vice President
Signal Mountain, TN

Grants for Arts Projects - Panel B
Jun 23, 2020

Roger Kelley
Arts Education Director
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Jefferson City, MO

Melody Ng
Associate Professor
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Huntsville, AL

Julie A Palkowski
Arts & Creativity Education Consultant
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
Janesville, WI

Maribel Rodriguez-Saenthavisouk (Layperson)
Senior Director
United Way of Northern Utah
West Valley City, UT

Alison Scott-Williams
Studio in a School Association, Inc.
South Orange, NJ

Nathan Street
Director of Fine Arts
Guilford County Schools
Asheboro, NC

Grants for Arts Projects - Panel C
Jun 30, 2020

Mary Billiter
Arts Education Specialist
State Parks & Cultural Resources
Wyoming Arts Council
Cheyenne, WY

Reed Bobroff
Arts Integration Coordinator / Drama Teacher
Native American Community Academy
Albuquerque, NM

Jennifer Cook (Layperson)
Curriculum Director
Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Council
Texarkana, AR

Timothy L'Ecuyer
Director of Education, Winnipesaukee Playhouse
Teaching Lecturer
Music, Theatre, and Dance
Plymouth State University through Univ System New Hampshire
Laconia, NH

Leea Russell
Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, Inc.
Baton Rouge, LA

Grants for Arts Projects - Panel D
Jul 24, 2020

Bryant "Niko" Centeno-Monroy (Layperson)
College Access Program Manager
Fulfillment Fund Las Vegas
Alexandria, VA

Vanessa Hayes-Quintana
Art Educator Past President
Colorado Art Education Association
Parker, CO

Tiffany McGehee
Outreach Director
MSU Riley Center for Education & Performing Arts
Mississippi State University
Meridian, MS

Tracie Reding (Layperson)
STEM Education and Outreach Coordinator
Teacher Education
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Papillion, NE

Dan Ryder
Director, Success & Innovation Center
Mt Blue Campus
Jay, ME

Shoji Satake
Associate Professor
School of Art and Design
West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV

Grants for Arts Projects - Panel E
Jul 24, 2020

Kristen Brummel
Education Specialist, Leadership Institute
Hawaii Department of Education
Honolulu, HI

Hamzat A Koriko
Executive Director
African Arts Arena (AAA)
University of North Dakota Main Campus
Grand Forks, ND

Teri Lawler (Layperson)
Education Associate
Delaware Department of Education
New Castle, DE

Jordan Mroziak
Arts Education Collaborative
East Pittsburgh, PA

Grants for Arts Projects II - Panel A
Nov 12, 2020

Natalie Gabbard
Project Director, Arts and Humanities Partners for Education
Berea College
Berea, KY

Tina L Hadari
National Program Director
New Haven, CT

Quinnetta Miller (Layperson)
Senior Manager of Coaching
Chicago, IL

Jarred Small
Arts Learning Coordinator
Ohio Arts Council
Columbus, OH

Barbara Wong
Director of Community Engagement
Barnes Foundation
Jenkintown, PA

Ryan Zellner
Strategic Programs Director
Music Education Coalition Inc
Montclair, NJ

Grants for Arts Projects II - Panel B
Nov 17, 2020

Rachel Belmon
Program Director
Arkansas A+ Schools
College of Education and Health Professions
University of Arkansas Main Campus
Sherwood, AR

Gisela Flanigan
Executive Director
Sistema Global
Grand Junction, CO

Shannon McCue
Director of Education
Arts and Humanities Council of Tuscaloosa, Inc.
Tuscaloosa, AL

J.R. Snow
Visual and Performing Arts Coordinator
Harrisonburg City Public Schools
Harrisonburg, VA

Eugene M Watanabe
Artistic Director
Salt Lake Music School Foundation
Salt Lake City, UT

Sarah Andrew Wilson (Layperson)
Chief Content Officer
Silver Spring, MD

Grants for Arts Projects II - Panel C
Nov 19, 2020

Precious Blake
Arts in Education Program Director
Accessibility Coordinator
Maryland State Arts Council
Baltimore, MD

Ragen Carlile
Vice President for Education & Community Programs
United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County, Inc.
Raleigh, NC

Blair Hundertmark
Freelance Theater Artist
Company Member
Barnstormers Theatre, Inc.
Portsmouth, NH

Mike Lawler
Director of Development & External Relations
ARTS for ALL Wisconsin
Madison, WI

Jeanne S Mam-Luft
Artistic and Executive Director
Contemporary Dance Theater, Inc.
Cincinnati, OH

Karen McKenney (Layperson)
Las Vegas, NV

Grants for Arts Projects II - Panel D
Dec 03, 2020

Ashraf Hasham
Youth Arts Manager
Office of Arts & Culture
City of Seattle, Washington
Seattle, WA

Leasharn Hopkins
Arts Educator/Teaching Artist
Blythewood, SC

Luna Olavarria Gallegos
Arts Educator, Cultural Organizer
Albuquerque, NM

Benito Vasquez
Executive Director
Motor City Street Dance Academy
Detroit, MI

Pius Wong (Layperson)
Pios Labs
Austin, TX

Grants for Arts Projects II - Panel E
Dec 03, 2020

Adam Booth
Shepherdstown, WV

Juan GudiƱo Cabrera
Flamboyan Arts Fund (Flamboyan Foundation)
San Juan, PR

Lenora H Hammonds
Associate Professor of Music
Music/Jazz Studies
North Carolina Central University
Durham, NC

Emma Klauber (Layperson)
Youth Programs Manager
Tech for Social Good/Emerging Talent Programs
JP Morgan Chase
Beaufort, SC

Miko Lee
Interim Executive Director
Teaching Artist Guild
Berkeley, CA

Aaron Nigel Smith
Music Educator, Producer and Performer
One World Chorus
Lake Oswego, OR

Grants for Arts Projects II - Panel F
Dec 08, 2020

Erika Atkins
Executive Director
Bloomingdale School of Music
New York, NY

Sean Burton (Layperson)
Licensed Agent, New York Life Insurance Company Registered
NYLIFE Securities LLC
Sioux City, IA

Ilene Fraser
Wunderkind EMC, LLC
Shreveport, LA

Amy Scheers
Director of Performing Arts
St. Charles Community College
Saint Louis, MO

Lecolion Washington
Executive Director
Community Music Center of Boston, Inc.
Boston, MA

Quice Williams
Program Manager and Teaching Artist
Deep Center, Incorporated
Savannah, GA