R2AC Seeking Board Members for Clearwater and Lake of the Woods Counties

Those who feel that the visual, performing, and literary arts are an important contribution to the quality of life in north central Minnesota are encouraged to consider serving on the Board of the Region 2 Arts Council.

The Council is currently seeking board members from Clearwater and Lake of the Woods counties to fill two-year terms beginning July 1, 2010.

The Board is responsible for planning, setting policy, and reviewing and awarding grants. It meets eight times per year in Bemidji on the third Monday of the month. Members are reimbursed for travel.

The Region 2 Arts Council is one of 11 arts councils in the State of Minnesota and awards over $210,000 annually for arts activities in the five counties of Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Lake of the Woods, and Mahnomen.

The Council operates with funds from the Minnesota State Legislature along with a generous grant from the McKnight Foundation.

To receive an application, please email staff or call Executive Director Terri Widman at 218-751-5447 or 800-275-5447.

Completed applications must be received by April 1, 2010