Board of Directors & Staff

Board & Staff

Art Center East is managed by a diverse and committed Board of Directors, including artists, small business owners, and educators. Board members are actively involved in all aspects of the organization, including long-term strategic and fiscal planning.


ACE Board of Directors

- Dr. Nancy Knowles, President - Professor of English/Writing at Eastern Oregon University

- Nathan Prouty,Vice-President - Assistant Professor of Ceramics/3D Studies at Eastern Oregon University

- Laura Hudson, Secretary - Co-Pastor at First Presbyterian Church of La Grande

 -Connie Sherrard - MSW at NEON Training and Business Development Associate

- Amelia Díaz Ettinger - Poet and Writer

- Kip Roberson - Library Director at Cook Memorial Library 

- Carrie Caselton Lowe - Self Employed with RedTwig Education.

- Mike Sell, Advisory - Professor of Art at Eastern Oregon University.

- Dr. Maurizio Valerio - Advisory Coach. Community Field Coordinator atThe Ford Family Foundation


ACE Staff

Board & Staff

darcy-dolgeDarcy Dolge

Executive Director
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Board & Staff

Jenn Durr

Gallery Director
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