LEADERSHIP AND OVERSIGHT
The leadership and oversight of the priorities will be led by a reconstituted Steering Committee, co-chaired by Roger Cude, Humana, and Penny Peavler, Frazier History Museum.
This new Steering Committee will have governance responsibility and will provide feedback, direction and oversight to the management of the Plan. The Steering Committee will report, at least annually, to the community on the progress of the Plan’s strategies and actions. This Steering Committee will be comprised half of arts and culture leaders, artists and creative professionals, and the other half from other sectors in the community, including government, business, education and community representatives.
The Steering Committee will be co chaired by an arts and culture leader paired with a nonarts and culture leader. Each priority will be co-chaired by leaders and championed by a committee in the same way. This balance will insure that the plan moves forward with the goal of best serving, as well as, strengthening the arts and culture ecosystem.
The Steering Committee will always include a representative from two key partners — Arts & Culture Alliance and the Fund for the Arts. The steering committee will be responsible for recruiting committee members and reporting to the community on an annual basis.
The Steering Committee has determined that for the Plan to be operationalized, there must be a single party to administer the implementation process. Through discussion and review of various models across the country, the Steering Committee has concluded that this could best be handled by Fund for the Arts. At the request of the Steering Committee, the Board of the Fund for the Arts approved this additional responsibility to coordinate the Plan’s overall implementation process. This will include the responsibility to promote, engage and advocate for the arts and culture sector so that the strategies and actions outlined in the plan have the deepest and most impactful outcomes possible. The Fund for the Arts will provide administrative coordination for the Steering Committee and communications and marketing of the Plan to the community.