Board Member Information

2019-2020 Region 2 Arts Council Board

Chair: Laura Grisamore … Hubbard County
Vice Chair: Rebecca Colebank … Clearwater County
Treasurer: Shannon Lucas Westrum … Beltrami County
Secretary: Deb Carlson … Lake of the Woods County
Pam Janssen … Clearwater County
Gayle Gish … Mahnomen County
Michael Schlemper … Beltrami County
vacant … Hubbard County
vacant … Mahnomen County
vacant … Lake of the Woods County

Board Meeting Dates

If you recognize that the arts are valuable to the quality of life in North Central Minnesota, we invite you to consider becoming a Board Member. Our ten-member Board is comprised of two representatives from each of the five counties that we serve: Beltrami, Clearwater, Hubbard, Lake of the Woods, and Mahnomen. Get the Application here!

  • Much of the Board’s activity revolves around policy-making, budgeting, and reviewing and awarding arts grants to our region’s organizations and artists.
  • The Region 2 Arts Council operates in the spirit of the open meeting law.
  • Meetings are generally held in Bemidji on the third Monday of the month in the late afternoon/evening and we pay mileage for each meeting you attend.
  • Terms are for two years, renewable to four years.

Contact  staff@r2arts.org for more information.