National Council on the Arts October 26, 2012 Meeting

The National Council on the Arts public meeting took place on October 26, 2012. In addition to agency business, the meeting included the following presentations by: Elizabeth Streb, director, STREB Lab for Action Mechanics, spoke about her and her company's experience as part of the 2012 London Cultural Olympiad; David Wasshausen, division chief with the US Department of Commerce/Bureau of Economic Analysis, discussed new developments in the ways arts activities are recognized and measure using economic data; and Sue Schardt, executive director of the Association of Independents in Radio, presented Localore, a collaborative initiative to expand the reach of public media in local communities and foster greater civic engagement.