Board Member Information

2020-2021 Region 2 Arts Council Board

Chair: Gayle Gish … Mahnomen County
Vice Chair: CT Marhula … representing Lake of the Woods County
Treasurer: Shannon Lucas Westrum … Beltrami County
Secretary: Becky Colebank … Clearwater County
Pam Janssen … Clearwater County
Michael Schlemper … Beltrami County
vacant …  Lake of the Woods County
vacant … Hubbard County
vacant … Hubbard County
vacant
 … Mahnomen 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 currently held via Zoom to safeguard the health and wellbeing of board members in light of the current pandemic. They are typically held on the third Monday of the month and can vary in meeting time so please check our website for current dates and times.
  • Terms are for two years, renewable to four years.

Contact  staff@r2arts.org for more information.