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June 4, 2014
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Lynn Tuttle
Past President
State Education Agencies
Directors of Arts
Education (SEADAE)
Director of Arts
Arizona Department of
Dr. James Catterall
Professor Emeritus &
Past Chair of the Faculty
UCLA Graduate School of
Education and
Information Studies
Dr. Catterall recently became Director and Principal Investigator
at the Centers for Research on Creativity, (CRoC), based in Los
Angeles and London, UK (www.croc-lab.org)
Laurence Gartel
Digital Media Artist
Gartel taught Andy Warhol how to use the Amiga Computer when Andy received
the commission to produce the Debbie Harry (Blondie) album cover. Gartel's work
has been exhibited with the Museum of Modern Art, Long Beach Museum of Art,
Princeton Art Museum, PS 1, Norton Museum and Joan Whitney Payson Museum
and in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian Institution's Museum of
American History.
Julie Richard
Executive Director
Maine Arts Commission
Most recently held the position of President & CEO of the West
Valley Arts Council in the West Valley of Phoenix, Arizona.
Before that she was the Executive Director of the Metropolitan
Arts Council in Greenville, South Carolina.
Russ Sperling
Coordinator of Visual &
Performing Arts
San Diego County Office
of Education
Immediate Past
California Music
Educators Association
Stefan Pryor
Commissioner of
State of Connecticut
Dennis Inhulsen
Patterson Elementary
School, Michigan
Dennis taught art for all ages for twenty-one years and has
served in school leadership for thirteen years while leading art
education initiatives at state and national levels for his entire
Robert L. Lynch
President & CEO
Americans for the Arts
With more than 39 years of experience in the arts industry, he
is motivated by his personal mission to empower communities
and leaders to advance the arts in society and in the lives of
Jonathan Katz
National Assembly of
State Arts Agencies
NASAA guides the nation’s fifty-six state arts agencies, sharing
knowledge and strategic thinking, developing leadership and
professionalism, and advocating the value of the arts and culture. This
year, state arts agencies and their regional consortia will manage $350plus million in state, federal and other funds.
Jaune Quick-toSee Smith
artist, curator, lecturer,
printmaker and
Smith calls herself a cultural art worker. She uses humor and satire to
examine myths, stereotypes and the paradox of American Indian life in
contrast to the consumerism of American society. Her work is
philosophically centered by her strong traditional beliefs and political
Suzanne Henneman
2013 Outstanding
Leadership in K-12
Education award recipient
National Dance Education
Organization (NDEO)
Henneman is also a dance consultant with Anne Arundel County
Public Schools and Baltimore County Public Schools
Marcia McCaffrey
Past President
State Education Agencies
Directors of Arts
Education (SEADAE)
Arts Consultant
New Hampshire
Department of Education
Tee Lambert
Washington Elementary
School District
Governing Board,
"As a longtime community and public schools advocate, I am committed to WESD
being a district that families are proud to call their own, providing quality
academics, art, music and physical education programs for all students. I believe
there is a direct correlation that when we have successful neighborhood schools
that are well maintained our communities will prosper and flourish. WESD works
together with parents, staff, students, community organizations and businesses,
creating and maintaining neighborhoods that we are all proud to call home."
Melissa Hronkin
National Elementary Art
Educator 2014
National Art Education
Association (NAEA)
Hronkin teaches grades K-5 at Houghton Portage Elementary
School in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. She has been
teaching since 2001 and active in her State Art Association as a
conference co-chair and regional liaison
Sharon Malley
Special Education
John F. Kennedy Center
for the Performing Arts
Dr. Sharon Malley leads the team of national arts and disability
professionals responsible for ensuring that the core arts standards are
inclusive of students with disabilities. Her career spans over 30 years in
the field of disabilities, as a special education teacher in public schools
and therapeutic recreation specialist incorporating arts education.
John Abodeely
Deputy Director
President’s Committee
on the Arts and the
Humanities (PCAH)
John serves as a graduate instructor in education policy at the
Corcoran College of Art and Design, served on the board of the
DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative, and has been
a panelist for national, state, and local grants and awards.
Dru Davison
Fine Arts Advisory
Shelby County Schools,
Memphis, TN
Davison consults for the US Department of Education, and also consults
for the Tennessee Department of Education. He is Chair-Elect of the
NAfME National Council of Music Program Leaders, serves on the Bill
and Melinda Gates College Readiness Advisory Council, and is chair of
the TN Student Growth Measures Committee.
Donna Collins
Executive Director
Ohio Alliance for Arts
Education & Ohio
Citizens for the Arts
Representing more than 1.8 million students and thousands of
members, both individuals and organizations, Ohio Citizens for
the Arts and the Ohio Alliance for Arts Education work to
ensure the arts are integral to education and the lives of all
Howard Sherman
Former Executive
American Theatre Wing
Howard Sherman is an arts consultant specializing in
management and communications, as well as a writer about
theatre and other arts.
Paul Cothran
Executive Director
VH1 Save The Music
The Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the
quality of education in America’s public schools by restoring music
programs in cities across the country, and raising awareness about the
importance of music participation for our nation’s youth.
June 4, 2014
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