National Council on the Arts Members
Joan Israelite (Kansas City, MO)
Joan Israelite is the immediate past President and CEO of the Arts Council of metropolitan Kansas City, a position she held since the local arts agency was founded in March 1999. Currently, she assists the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts' fundraising efforts.
Israelite's volunteer efforts have included board membership of the Greater Kansas City Convention and Visitors' Association, the Missouri Arts Council, and the Missouri Cultural Trust. She also served as the President of the National Society for Fundraising Executives and as a Peace Corps volunteer in Brazil.
National Endowment for the Arts · an independent federal agency