Abel Lopez
Associate Producing Director, GALA Hispanic Theatre
Washington, DC


Michael Spring
Director, Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs
Miami, FL

Immediate Past Chair

C. Kendric Fergeson
Chairman, NBC Corporation
Altus, OK


Julie Muraco
Managing Partner, Praeditis Group LLC
New York, NY

Vice Chairs

Ramona Baker
Arts Consultant, Ramona Baker Consulting;
Director, Master of Arts in Arts Administration Program,
Goucher College
Indianapolis, IN
William Lehr, Jr.
Chairman of the Board, Capital BlueCross
Hershey, PA
Maria Arena Bell
Arts Patron
President/Founder, Vitameatavegamin Productions
Los Angeles, CA
Steven D. Spiess
Executive Director, Cravath, Swaine & Moore, LLP
New York, NY
John Haworth
Director, George Gustav Heye Center,
National Museum of the
American Indian
New York, NY
Michael S. Verruto
Managing Director, HPI Capital LLC
Charlotte, NC

At Large

Madeleine Berman
Arts Patron
Franklin, MI
Timothy McClimon
President, American Express Foundation
New York, NY
Susan Coliton
Senior Fellow, The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation  
Seattle, WA
Dorothy Pierce McSweeny
Chair, Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation;
Chair Emeritus, DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities
Washington, DC
Susan S. Goode
Arts Patron
Norfolk, VA
Margie Johnson Reese
Vice President, Big Thought
Dallas, TX


Nolen V. Bivens
Brigadier General. U.S. Army (ret)
Arlington, VA
Liz Lerman
Takoma Park, MD
Leslie D. Blanton
Arts Patron
Houston, TX
Mary McCullough-Hudson
President and CEO, ArtsWave
Cincinnati, OH
Charles X Block
President, Bedrock Group, LLC
Washington, DC
Felix Padrón
City of San Antonio, Department for Culture & Creative Development
San Antonio, TX
Theodor Dalenson
Chairman, Nove Capital
New York, NY
Barbara S. Robinson
Chairman Emeritus, Ohio Arts Council and Chair, Arts Midwest
Cleveland, OH
Alessandra DiGiusto
Chief Administrative Officer
Deutsche Bank
New York, NY
Edgar L. Smith, Jr.
Chairman and CEO, World Pac Paper, LLC
Cincinnati, OH
Floyd W. Green III
Vice President and Head of Community
Relations and Urban Marketing, Aetna
Hartford, CT
Nancy Stephens
Actor and Activist
Los Angeles, CA
Glen S. Howard
Board Chair, Cultural Data Project
Washington, DC
Ty Stiklorius
Partner, The Artists Organization
Santa Monica, CA
Sheila Johnson
CEO, Salamander Hospitality LLC;
Vice Chairman Monumental Sports & Entertainment;
President and Managing Partner, Washington Mystics
Middleburg, VA
Ann Stock
Former Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs
Alexandria, VA
Deborah Jordy
Executive Director, Colorado Business Committee
|for the Arts
Denver, CO
Charmaine Warmenhoven
Arts Patron
Trustee, Montalvo Arts Center
Monte Sereno, CA
William T. Kerr
Chairman, MiBa Holdings LLC
President & CEO (retired), Arbitron, Inc.
Columbia, MD

Ex officio

Robert L. Lynch
President and CEO, Americans for the Arts
Washington, DC

In Memoriam

Peggy Amsterdam
Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance
Philadelphia, PA

Peter Donnelly
Arts Consultant
Seattle, WA