HCAC Accepting applications For New Executive Director

Leigh Forrester, who has served as govt director of the Haywood County Arts Council for 4 years, has introduced her retirement, efficient Could 31.

“I'm honored to have served as the chief director of the Haywood County Arts Council and with retirement I hope to have extra time with household and pals, and the time to journey,” Forrester stated.

Throughout her tenure, Forrester helped set up new occasions, together with the Smoky Mountains Bluegrass Competition, in addition to resurrecting January Jazz, the Haywood County Studio Tour, and creating stronger partnerships with different space arts organizations, nonprofits and academic establishments.

“I look ahead to seeing the HCAC proceed to thrive underneath new management, and I do know that it'll proceed to be a robust supporter of the humanities in our county,” she stated.

The board of administrators is accepting candidates for the place of govt director.

The HCAC is searching for a educated and articulate particular person with a ardour for the humanities to use for the place. The function provides a chance to steer a multi-faceted, vibrant, arts group and take it to the subsequent degree.

The candidate of selection will report back to and work in collaboration with the board of administrators, embracing a philosophy of steady enchancment.

people ought to have a minimal of a bachelor’s diploma. Expertise ought to embrace any mixture of coaching, expertise and schooling that gives the required data and abilities to carry out the duties of this place: working with or main a non-profit group;

 » Read more from www.themountaineer.com