Meet the Arts Council Board

2017-2018 Board Meeting Schedule:  October 25th 2017, December 6th 2017, January 24th 2018 (Board and staff retreat, 1-5), March 28th 2018, May 23rd 2018, June 27th 2018 (annual meeting and party-4-6:30).

All meetings take place at the Arts Council offices at 4pm, unless otherwise arranged.


J.M. Brown, Chair
Community Relations Manager, Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History

Jeff Galipeaux, Vice Chair
Laurie Brooks
Manager of Employee Benefits and Client Support Services, CalNonprofits Insurances Services

Laurie Brooks, Secretary
Executive Director, William James Association

Colleen Martin-Garcia, Treasurer
Vice President, Corporate Controller, Finance, Polycom, Inc.

Board of Directors:

Betsy Anderson
Director, Museo Eduardo Carrillo

Aaron Brookes
Director of Sales and Marketing, Jacobs Farm

Kathleen Crocetti
Artist, Educator

Olga de Santa Anna
Retired Middle School Principal

Jennifer Gallacher
Marketing and Communications Coordinator, UCSC

John Graulty
Dean of Visual, Applied & Performing Arts, Cabrillo College

Ann Hazels
Artist/Gallery Director, Radius Gallery

Margot Hoffman
Associate Teaching Artist, West Creative Performing Arts

Nada Miljkovic
Radio Host/Instructor/Lecturer, UCSC

Alex Soto
Senior Program Manager, Plantronics