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Staff Directory

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Office Staff Member Position

Executive Office

  Donna S. Collins

    Executive Director

    Deputy Director
  Missy Ricksecker

  Executive/Special Projects Assistant

Staff members are listed alphabetically within departments.

Public Information, Programs & Services Office

  Mary Gray
    Riffe Gallery Director
  Missy Ricksecker
    Public Information Office Director

Grant Programs & Services

Please note: Program coordinators for organizations in the Sustainability, Arts Access, Project Support, Building Cultural Diversity and Artists with Disabilities Access programs are assigned to regions. VIEW REGIONAL MAP

      Brianna Dance 
    Program Coordinator for organizations in the Eastern Region, covering the eastern and central sections of the state, including Ohio's entire Appalachian region, Columbus and central Ohio.
      Ken Emerick
    Individual Artist Grants and Services Director and Percent for Art Program Director
  Dan Katona
    Program Coordinator for northeast Ohio organizations in Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake and Lorain counties.
  Chiquita Mullins Lee
    Arts Learning Program Coordinator, including the Artist in Residence and Arts Partnership programs
  Kathy Signorino
    Individual Artist Grants and Services Program Coordinator, Percent for Art Program Coordinator and Traditional Arts Apprenticeships Program Coordinator
  Jim Szekacs
    Program Coordinator for organizations in the Western Region, covering all of western and north central Ohio.

Grants Administration & Operations


    Grants Office Associate
  Dia Foley
    Grants Office Director
  Dan Katona
    Research and Program Development Director
  Earl Meadows
    Information Systems Assistant
  Carla Oesterle
    Fiscal Office Assistant
 Kim Turner
    Grants Office Associate and ADA/504 Coordinator

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Current Event Article

National Endowment for the Arts announced 66 Our Town grants totaling $5.07 million to organizations in 38 states. Two of this year's Our Town grant recipients are Ohio organizations L.A.N.D. studio, Inc. (Cleveland) and the Westcott House Foundation (Springfield).  

more on Our Town Grants...

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