ARVADA, CO -- The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities is proud to welcome the newest Arvada Council for the Arts and Humanities member, Kenneth W. Eggeman, Ph.D.
Eggeman is currently the president and CEO of LMC Community Foundation, a sponsoring organization for Exempla Healthcare. He has had more than 25 years of experience in higher education as both a faculty member and an administrator. He is a graduate faculty member with the not-for-profit management master’s program at Regis University. Eggeman acts as a consultant for not-for-profit organizations and serves on several local and national boards.
Deborah Ellerman, executive director for the Arvada Center said, “We feel very fortunate that Dr. Eggeman thinks the Arvada Center is an organization he wants to put his time and energy into supporting.”
The role of the Arvada Council for the Arts and Humanities is to advise the Arvada City Council and provide guidance and support to the Arvada Center staff. The Arts Council acts as an advocate for public support and funding of the Arvada Center. Board members provide advice to the Arvada City Council about the Arvada Center on a periodic basis. Members’ duties include providing volunteer assistance at Arvada Center events, helping to raise financial resources to support Arvada Center programs, serving on at least one Arvada Center committee, and participating in committee projects.
Other current Arts Council members are Michael Paradis, chair; Constance Rogers, vice chair, associate attorney for Holme, Roberts & Owen, L.L.P.; Roberts, Owens LLP; Sandy Priester, Treasurer; Ann Bormolini, principal for GSBM; Kathy D’Amico, store manager of the Wells Fargo Bank in Arvada; Judy Davisson, retired teacher and paralegal; Mary Jo Giddings, retired director of alumni services at the Colorado School of Mines; Kathy Knaus, board member for Colorado Council on the Arts and currently working on a degree in fine art; Chris McGarraugh, previously employed in accounting and marketing holds a bachelor’s degree in advertising and public relations; Ereka O’Hara, realtor for Re/Max West; Michael Palmer, retired from the electronic industry and currently working on a bachelor’s degree in human services; Jim Polsfut, vice president of acquisitions for GE Capital Residential Connections at General Electric Co.; Walter S. Rosenberry, investor; Mala Setaram-Wolfe, art education/area articulation representative for O’Connell Middle School; and Stephanie Tuthill, estate-planning lawyer at Holme, Roberts & Owen, L.L.P. Arvada City Council representatives to the board are Craig Smith and Aaron Azari.
The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities is the metro area’s 12th largest cultural attraction, devoted to all aspects of the arts. Located two and a half miles north of Interstate 70 on Wadsworth, the Arvada Center is just a short 20-minute drive from downtown Denver. For more information call the Arvada Center box office at 303-431-3939 or visit the Center’s website at www.arvadacenter.org. For media requests, contact Kristin Stork, director of media relations, at 303-431-3962 or email@example.com.
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