Department of Performing Arts
- Anne is a planner, facilitator and consultant who stays closely connected to an international network of city leaders, cultural professionals, and individual artists. She is a skilled executive who is comfortable leading a team and playing into a larger effort. Anne's work focuses on the creative industries and cultural tourism in the United States, as well as the contributions of the arts toward educational, social, and environmental goals. She teaches cultural leadership, U.S. cultural policy, and arts management in diverse communities at American University in the Arts Management Program. Previously Anne served as Associate Vice President for Field Services at Americans for the Arts, where she produced an annual program of leadership events for a national audience of cultural professionals and their allies in government, business, and education. She edited the Americans for the Arts Monograph Series, and is the author of Public Funding for the Arts at the Local Level. Throughout her career, Anne has consulted with hundreds of local arts leaders to provide strategy and support for their efforts. She holds a bachelors degree from Northern Arizona University, studied public policy at the University of Maryland at College Park.