Arts Council

Commission Details

Board Website 
Board Website
Long Name 
North Carolina Arts Council
Natural and Cultural Resources
Governor Appointments 
Total Board Positions 
Cite Name 
N.C. Gen. Stat.
Cite Number 
§ 143B-88
Term Length 
3 Years
The council advises the secretary of the Department of Cultural Resources on the study, collection and maintenance of arts information and provides assistance to local organizations and communities. The council also advises on the exchange of information and promotion of programs between public and private organizations, identifies research needs in art areas and encourages such research.

Current Members

Member Name 
Appointment Date 
Term End Date 
Term Type 
Ann B. Whichard 7/13/20186/30/2024LimitedAt-large
Marjorie Hodges 7/14/20226/30/2025LimitedAt-large
Patricia A. Brown 2/2/20236/30/2025LimitedAt-large
Gina V. Esquivel 9/20/20196/30/2025LimitedAt-large
Edward P. Norvell 9/26/20196/30/2025LimitedAt-large
Eric J. Lindstrom 9/20/20196/30/2025LimitedAt-large
DeWayne A. Barton 9/30/20196/30/2025LimitedAt-large
Chanavia A. Haddock 7/1/20236/30/2026LimitedAt-large
Chad Cheek 7/7/20146/30/2026LimitedAt-large
John W. Willingham 10/5/20116/30/2026LimitedAt-large
Sally Plyler 7/13/20186/30/2024LimitedAt-large
Lou Anne Crumpler 7/14/20176/30/2026LimitedAt-large
Carroll V. Dashiell 7/14/20176/30/2026LimitedAt-large
Elizabeth M. Rodenbough 7/14/20176/30/2026LimitedAt-large
John W. Russell 7/14/20176/30/2026LimitedAt-large
Sejal R. Mehta 7/14/20176/30/2026LimitedAt-large
Margaret S. Newman 7/14/2005 Pleasure of The GovernorTrustee Emeritus
Kathryn M. Crowe 7/13/20186/30/2024LimitedAt-large
Stephen B. Hill 9/26/20036/30/2024LimitedAt-large
Asha Bala 7/13/20186/30/2024LimitedAt-large
Kim A. Pevia 10/12/20216/30/2024LimitedAt-large
Ronna Zimmer 10/6/20216/30/2024LimitedAt-large
Holly Harris Post 7/19/20186/30/2024LimitedAt-large
Latha Pamarthi 7/1/20226/30/2025LimitedAt-large

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