Grand Haven Area Arts Council hires new Executive Director
Released on: May 29, 2008, 10:54 am
Press Release Author: Luchi P. Nelson
Industry: Non Profit
Press Release Summary: The Grand Haven Area Arts Council located in Grand Haven, MI recently hired a new executive director to implement artistic and cultural programs that caters to the needs of its market.
Press Release Body: In an effort to strengthen its presence in the community and widen its support base, the Grand Haven Area Arts Council (GHAAC) recently announced the appointment of Luchi Pretta Nelson as its part-time executive director. Nelson was selected following an extensive and thorough search process with a pool of very highly qualified candidates.
David Lewis, chairman of the Grand Haven Area Arts Council board says "We are fortunate to have been competitively selected by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) to receive grant funds allowing us to hire a director with the skill sets Luchi has. With her hiring, the GHAAC can grow in its capabilities to best commit to and serve art programming and education in our Tri Cities community."
"I am deeply honored to have been selected as GHAAC's executive director" says Luchi Pretta Nelson. "My vision is to see the Grand Haven Area Arts Council establish arts and cultural programs that reflect the community's appreciation for beauty and love for diversity. We have a great pool of local artists and talents waiting to be discovered. Our business community is active and supportive and the people of Grand Haven are kind and generous, I am in awe of the available resources and cannot wait to start collaborating with stakeholders. This is going to be an exciting journey for me personally and professionally"
Luchi Pretta Nelson was formerly Sales & Marketing Manager for Ayala Land, Inc., the biggest real estate developer in the Philippines, managing two mixed-used residential development. She has held numerous volunteer and leadership positions in various non-profit and marketing organizations. Nelson also served as part-time faculty in the Communication Department of Assumption College and in the College of Arts and Sciences of the University of San Carlos, both leading educational institutions in the Philippines.
Ms. Nelson's expertise lies in her more than 11 years of sales & marketing management experience. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Mass Communications from the University of San Jose Recoletos.
To learn more about the mission of the Grand Haven Area Arts Council and how you can actively help promote arts and culture in the community, contact Luchi P. Nelson at 616.402.0014, firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information, visit www.ghaac.org
Web Site: http://www.ghaac.org
Contact Details: Contact: David Lewis Chairman of the Board Grand Haven Area Arts Council 616.566.0330 email@example.com