Utah Arts Council Director Margaret Hunt Named to Board of National Assembly of State Arts Agencies
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Arts Council is pleased to announce the election of its director, Margaret Hunt, to the board of directors of the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA). Hunt’s election, along with four other new members, took place at the organization’s annual assembly October 4 - 6, 2012, in Washington, D.C. State arts agencies elected these outstanding leaders as part of a rigorous national nomination process. Each will serve a three-year term.
“We’re delighted that Margaret has been given this opportunity to serve on NASAA’s board,” said Utah Arts Council Board of Directors Chair John T. Nielsen. “NASAA champions the arts and promotes a vigorous role in the public sector for American arts and culture. The Utah Arts Council is honored to have Margaret serve in this capacity.”
Hunt began her term upon election. The other four new board members are: Kim Baker, Executive Director, Oklahoma Arts Council; Todd Lowe, Chair, Kentucky Arts Council; Bill Mandicott, Councilor, Maryland State Arts Council; and Lionell Thomas, Executive Director, D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities.
NASAA is a membership organization that unites, represents and serves the nation’s state and jurisdictional arts agencies. Founded in 1968, NASAA represents their individual and collective interests, empowers their work through knowledge, and advances the arts as an essential public benefit. To learn more about NASAA and state arts agencies, visit www.nasaa-arts.org. For more information on NASAA’s board members, visit NASAA 2013 Board of Directors.