Meet the Government and Public Affairs Team

Narric W. Rome

Vice President of Government Affairs and Arts Education
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Narric is responsible for promoting the Americans for the Arts message to Congress and the administration, with the goal of influencing public policies that advance direct and indirect support for the arts and arts education. He serves as senior lobbyist for the Americans for the Arts legislative portfolio and researches and pursues untapped federal funding opportunities. He also leads the policy planning for the annual Arts Advocacy Day and manages the Americans for the Arts arts education program.

Narric has 20 years of experience in the public policy and congressional arena, having worked on the policy staff of Howard Dean's presidential campaign in Vermont and having served as a legislative aide to Secretary Riley at the U.S. Department of Education.  Earlier in his career Narric worked on Capitol Hill, at the Podesta Group and on several state and national political campaigns. Narric holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Vermont and a master’s in public administration from Columbia University.

Government and Public Affairs