Steering Committee

Carol Belt, Board Member
Trenton Education Dance Institute

Gary Blackman, Arts Edu Chair,
NJ State Council on the Arts

Allison Davis, Acting Executive Director
Arts Horizons

Vincent DeLucia, Director of Training and Professional Development,
NJ Schools Boards Association

Arthur Factor, Arts Advocate

Diane Felcyn, Assistant Director
Perkins Center for the Arts

Ruth Fost, Executive/Artistic Director
Pushcart Players

Mary Eileen Fouratt, Executive Director
Monmouth County Arts Council

Edie Fulton, State Board of Education Member

Diane Genco, Executive Director, NJSACC

Don Gephardt, College of Fine and Performing Arts
Rowan University (Retired)

Manda Gorsegner, Arts Education Manager
Monmouth Arts

Lisa Grimes, Executive Director
Dance NJ

Ed Guinan, Former President, Advocacy Chair
Speech and Theatre Assoc. of NJ

Maureen Heffernan, Director of YA Institute
Young Audiences/New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania

Dawn Hiltner, Associate Director Organizing and Coalition Building

Emmeline Hunter, Arts in Education Chair

Marshell Jones Kumahor, Vice President Education & Community Engagement
NJ Symphony Orchestra

Wendy Liscow, Program Officer
Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation

Matt Lorenzetti
NJ Music Administrators

Bill May, Former Director
Visual and Performing Arts Newark Public Schools

John McEwen, Executive Director
New Jersey Theatre Alliance

Robin Middleman, Senior Program Officer, Arts Education
NJ State Council on the Arts

Ann Marie Miller, Director of Advocacy and Public Policy
ArtPride New Jersey

Bob Morrison, President
Quadrant Arts Education Research

JoAnn Onnembo, President
Art Educators New Jersey

Nick Paleologos, Executive Director
NJ State Council on the Arts

Adam Perle, President and CEO
ArtPride New Jersey

Tony Petito, Executive Director
Arts and Education Center

Rick Pressler, Director of School Services
NJ Charter Schools Association

Mary Reece, Director of School Leadership Programs

Joan Rosen, Past President
Art Administrators of NJ

Nick Santoro, Advocacy Chair
NJ Music Educators Association

Michele Russo President and CEO
Young Audiences/New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania

Dale Schmid, Visual and Performing Arts Coordinator
NJ Department of Education

Alison Scott-Williams, Vice President, Arts Education
New Jersey Performing Arts Center

Jenifer Simon, Director, NJ Programs
Partnerships and the Artist/Teacher Institute

Kristin Wenger, Executive Director
New Jersey Arts Education Partnership 

Paul Whelihan, Artistic Director
Pushcart Players

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