NNJCF to Host 3rd Regional Artist Council Formation Meeting April 1st.

NNJCF to Host 3rd Regional Artist Council Formation Meeting April 1st.

The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation’s (NNJCF) third Regional Artist Council formation meeting will highlight two guest speakers, both executive directors of successful New Jersey based art councils.  The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 1st, 5 pm – 7:30 pm, at the Hackensack Cultural ArtsCenter, 39 Broadway in Hackensack, NJ.


Mary Eileen Fouratt, Monmouth, Arts Executive Director, www.monmoutharts.org and Tom Werder, Morris Arts Executive Director, www.morrisarts.org will share their expertise, knowledge and insight about the process of realizing a regional arts council, its organizational structure and functioning, and opportunities and challenges.


Hosted by Mr. Michael Shannon, NNJCF President, and Ms. Danielle De Laurentis, NNJCF Associate Director, previous meetings have brought local artists and art professionals together to establish a timeline, determine major needs and set goals for developing a Regional Arts Council.


“The arts speak a universal language”, according to Shannon. “They build community by drawing people together to enjoy shared experiences and thereby improve the quality of casino online life for everyone.”


Susan Schear and Maureen Vanacore of ARTISIN, LLC, a consulting organization that pokies online develops arts organizations and advocates for artists and the arts, will facilitate the meeting.


Schear said, “We are extremely appreciative and grateful to Mary Eileen Fouratt and Tom Werder, and we thank them, in advance, for joining and sharing their experience with us.”



NNJCF invites all parties who are interested in attending the meeting or helping the Foundation build a Regional Arts Council to call Susan Schear at 973-482-1000 (office) or 201-755-6100 (cell) or call Danielle De Laurentis (201) 568-5608.