Presenting: FY 2010 Grants Panelists

Access To Artistic Excellence, Panel A1
June 18-19, 2009

Rachel Cooper
Director
Cultural Programs and Performing Arts
Asia Society
New York, NY

Austin Forbord
Filmmaker, choreographer, dancer
President
Rapt Productions
Oakland, CA

Alison Loerke
Director
ALIA Productions
Seattle, WA

Donna McNeil
Director
Maine Arts Commission
Portland, ME

Dipankar Mukherjee
Artistic Director
Pangea World Theater
Minneapolis, MN

Elizabeth Murfee (Layperson)
President
EMC Company
Washington, DC

Sixto Wagan
Co-Executive Director
Performing Arts Curator
DiverseWorks Art Space
Houston, TX

Access To Artistic Excellence, Panel A2
June 19, 2009

Rachel Cooper
Director
Cultural Programs and Performing Arts
Asia Society
New York, NY

Austin Forbord
Filmmaker, choreographer, dancer
President
Rapt Productions
Oakland, CA

Donna McNeil
Director
Maine Arts Commission
Portland, ME

Dipankar Mukherjee
Artistic Director
Pangea World Theater
Minneapolis, MN

Elizabeth Murfee (Layperson)
President
EMC Company
Washington, DC

Sixto Wagan
Co-Executive Director
Performing Arts Curator
DiverseWorks Art Space
Houston, TX

Presenting – Access to Artistic Excellence FY 10, Panel #2A1
October 22-23, 2009

Neil Barclay
Chief Executive Officer
National Black Arts Festival (NBAF)
Atlanta, GA

William Bragin
Director of Public Programming
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Brooklyn, NY

Colleen Furukawa
Weaver
Director of Programs & Administration
Maui Arts & Cultural Center
Makawao, HI

Susan Lindberg (Layperson)
Legal Counsel
Eni S.p.A.
Houston, TX

Abel López
Associate Producing Director
GALA Hispanic Theatre
Washington, DC

Arnie Malina
Chief Programming Officer and Artistic Director
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
Burlington, VT

Heather Spicuzza
Director of World Music, Dance, and the International Children's Festival
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
St. Paul, MN

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel #2A2
October 23, 2009

Neil Barclay
Chief Executive Officer
National Black Arts Festival (NBAF)
Atlanta, GA

William Bragin
Director of Public Programming
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Brooklyn, NY

Colleen Furukawa
Weaver
Director of Programs & Administration
Maui Arts & Cultural Center
Makawao, HI

Susan Lindberg (Layperson)
Legal Counsel
Eni S.p.A.
Houston, TX

Arnie Malina
Chief Programming Officer and Artistic Director
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
Burlington, VT

Heather Spicuzza
Director of World Music, Dance, and the International Children's Festival
Ordway Center for the Performing Arts
St. Paul, MN

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel #2B
November 3-4, 2009

Krista Bradley
Program Officer
Performing Arts
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
Silver Spring, MD

Wallace Chappell
Consultant
Iowa City, IA

Brad Erickson
Playwright
Executive Director
Theatre Bay Area
San Francisco, CA

Nikki Estes
Program Director, Presenting & Touring
Southern Arts Federation
Atlanta, GA

Mitch Menchaca
Senior Director of Programs
Arizona Commission on the Arts
Phoenix, AZ

Herman Milligan (Layperson)
Market Research and Competitive Intelligence Consultant
Minneapolis, MN

Deborah Obalil
Principal
Obalil & Associates
Lincoln, RI

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel #2C1
November 5-6, 2009

Michael Blachly
Director
University of Florida Performing Arts
Gainesville, FL

Krista Bradley
Program Officer, Performing Arts
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
Silver Spring, MD

Wallace Chappell
Consultant
Iowa City, IA

Margaret Lawrence
Director of Programming, Hopkins Center
Dartmouth College
Thetford, VT

Linda Lucero
Executive Director
Yerba Buena Arts & Events
San Francisco, CA

Herman Milligan (Layperson)
Market Research and Competitive Intelligence Consultant
Minneapolis, MN

Rosalba Rolón
Artistic Director
Pregones Theatre
Bronx, NY

Access to Artistic Excellence, Panel #2C2
November 6, 2009

Krista Bradley
Program Officer, Performing Arts
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
Silver Spring, MD

Wallace Chappell
Consultant
Iowa City, IA

Margaret Lawrence
Director of Programming, Hopkins Center
Dartmouth College
Thetford, VT

Linda Lucero
Executive Director
Yerba Buena Arts & Events
San Francisco, CA

Herman Milligan (Layperson)
Market Research and Competitive Intelligence Consultant
Minneapolis, MN

American Masterpieces: Presenting Panel A
January 25-26, 2010

Wallace Chappell
Arts Consultant
Iowa City, IA

Aaron Dworkin
Violinist, Poet, Film Director/Producer
Founder and President
The Sphinx Organization
Ypsilanti, MI

Olga Garay
Executive Director
Department of Cultural Affairs
City of Los Angeles
Hollywood, CA

Hoyt (Toby) Mattox
Arts Consultant
Houston, TX

David Rivel
Executive Director
City Parks Foundation
Brooklyn, NY

Huong Vu
Visual Artist
Community Investor for Arts & Culture
Global Corp. Citizenship (Pacific/NW)
The Boeing Company
Seattle, WA

Mary Way (Layperson)
Arts Patron
Paradise Valley, AZ

American Masterpieces: Presenting Panel B
January 26, 2010

Wallace Chappell
Arts Consultant
Iowa City, IA

Aaron Dworkin
Violinist, Poet, Film Director/Producer
Founder and President
The Sphinx Organization
Ypsilanti, MI

Hoyt (Toby) Mattox
Arts Consultant
Houston, TX

David Rivel
Executive Director
City Parks Foundation
Brooklyn, NY

Mary Way (Layperson)
Arts Patron
Paradise Valley, AZ

American Masterpieces: Presenting Panel C
January 26, 2010

Hoyt (Toby) Mattox
Arts Consultant
Houston, TX

David Rivel
Executive Director
City Parks Foundation
Brooklyn, NY

Mary Way (Layperson)
Arts Patron
Paradise Valley, AZ