State and Regional: FY 2016 Grants Panelists

State Partnership Agreements Panel January 12-14, 2016

Theresa Colvin Executive Director Maryland State Arts Council Laurel, MD Luis Delgado Director of Fine Arts Albuquerque Public Schools Albuquerque, NM Edward Fuentes    Writer, Photographer, Graphic Designer, Digital Muralist Arts Journalist Las Vegas, NV Shigeko Honda (Layperson)    Executive Director Japan-America Society of Northwest Florida Gulf Breeze, FL Cassandra Mason    Chief Grants Officer New Hampshire State Council on the Arts Concord, NH Joy Pennington Potter Executive Director Arkansas Arts Council North Little Rock, AR Anne Pope Executive Director Tennessee Arts Commission Nashville, TN William “Omari” Rush Clarinetist Curator of Public Programs Ann Arbor Art Center Ann Arbor, MI Matthew Wallace    Deputy Director North Dakota Museum of Art Manvel, ND Craig Watson Sculptor Executive Director California Arts Council South Pasadena, CA   Regional Partnership Agreements FY 2016 January 27, 2016 Cezanne Charles   Director of Creative Industries Creative Many Michigan Ann Arbor, MI Silvio Lim (Layperson) Arts Patron, Community Volunteer Silver Spring, MD Mollie Quinlan-Hayes Deputy Director South Arts Marietta, GA

Partnership Agreements / Folk Arts January 28, 2016

Anthony Bernard Johnson (Layperson) Financial Advisor Edward Jones Investments Firm Middletown, DE Maria Kennedy Folk Arts Coordinator The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes Ithaca, NY Vanessa Navarro Folklife Specialist, South Florida Folklife Center HistoryMiami Museum Miami, FL                          Thomas Grant Richardson Independent Folklorist/Ethnomusicologist Doctoral Candidate in Folklore Indiana University Santa Fe, NM Hui Wilcox Dancer, Ananya Dance Theatre Associate Professor of Sociology, Women’s Studies, and Critical Studies of Race/Ethnicity St. Catherine University North St. Paul, MN