state arts action network
Lisle Soukup is the public policy director for the Illinois Arts Alliace. She is the former executive director of Arizona Citizens for the Arts and the newly incorporated 501(c)(4) Arizona Action for the Arts. Prior to coming to Arizona Citizens for the Arts in 2001, Ms. Soukup held public relations positions for the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, Desert Botanical Garden, and Boyce Thompson Arboretum. She is a member of Valley Leadership Class XXVII and enjoys volunteering for Free Arts of Arizona. A native of Minnesota, Ms. Soukup earned her bachelor of arts degree in creative writing and Spanish from Beloit College in Beloit, WI, in 1995.