Meet the Government and Public Affairs Team
Samantha Steelman joined the staff at Americans for the Arts in 2013 as the Arts Action Fund Program Coordinator. In this role, she is responsible for fundraising efforts and membership recruitment. Samantha has extensive campaign experience at the state and federal level. Her campaign roles include Organizer, Field Director, Campaign Manager and Deputy Finance Director for local races in Nevada. She also served as a Regional Field Director and Northern Nevada Border State Director for Organizing for America-Nevada in 2012.
Samantha grew up in Las Vegas, NV and graduated from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas in 2009 with a B.A. in Visual Art. Her love of the arts started at a young age, which led her to attend a magnet high school as a visual arts major. She continues to draw and paint in her free time.