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Advisory Council

The Advisory Council provides input and guidance from constituents who have a deep interest in supporting education from a variety of perspectives. The team is responsible for providing ArtsNOW with recommendations that help to guide the vision, operations and advancement of the organization. Members hail from different regions and from backgrounds that include education, business, foundations, arts organizations, universities and state agencies.

Michele Arwood
Executive Director
Thomasville Center for the Arts

Chris Burke
Director of Community Relations
Georgia Institute of Technology

Lucinda Chapman
ArtsNOW Board Member

Elizabeth Cleveland
Community Representative

Sherry Cohen
ArtsNOW Board Member

Jaclyn Colona
Director of Grants Strategies
Georgia Foundation for Public Education

Stephanie Douglas
Asst. Director of Community Relations
Georgia Institute of Technology

Patrick Fulbright
Area Director, Small Business Development Center
University of Georgiar

Christina Kennedy, PhD
Hillside Conant School

Barrett Krise
Bell Oaks Executive Search

Jason Leming

Doug Mancosky
Chief Science Officer

Dr. Carol McGrevin
Board Chair

Dr. Chris McMichael
Barrow County Schools

Melissa Morse
Founder and CEO
Transform Learning

Megan Nellan
Confluence Educational Consulting

Tamara Pearson, PhD
Senior Director of Research and Programs, Constellations Center for Equity in Computing
Georgia Institute of Technology

Megan Schaeffer
Creative Director

Heidi Turcotte
Program Director

Dr. Monika Wiley
Director of Fine Arts/School Choice
Clayton County Public Schools

Shawn Williams
Regional Director

“Integrated learning is all about creative ways of connecting. We apply those same principles to the way we work. From our artist consultants to our board of directors, all the ArtsNOW team members work in concert to transform the way students learn and live.” – Pamela Walker, CEO and President

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