Laura Seter, Executive Director
Laura Seter has been at Region 2 Arts Council since January 2011, bringing her love of artistic expression, community engagement, teaching, and the written word to her position. Laura holds a Master of Arts in Teaching degree from the School for International Training in Brattleboro, Vermont and a Bachelor of Science degree in teaching German from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Holly Alcott, Grants Manager
Holly has worked with the Region 2 Arts Council since 2010. She is our data maven, office guru, and tech support. If you need information about your grant, need technical assistance with work samples, are missing a payment or paperwork, she’s the one to contact. Holly worked for a decade as a graphic designer, and as an art teacher for K-12 students in the decade before that. She holds a Masters of Arts In Interdisciplinary Studies – Women Studies, Fine Art and Graphic Design – from Oregon State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art from Wells College in Aurora, NY. Holly paints lively and colorful figures, draws comics, and occasionally acts in local theater productions.

Michele Sorenson, Bookkeeper/Finance Manager
Michele started with Region 2 Arts Council in 2022 and her passion for the arts and knowledge for accounting made her a great fit. Her love of numbers, eagerness to learn new things, and devotion to helping others find success in their professional lives through organization are great assets.

Michele grew up enjoying music and the arts in the Philippines. She has been living in Minnesota since 2014 and received her accounting degree from Minnesota State Community and Technical College where she also took classes in painting and music history. She is currently learning to play the piano and even working on hitting the drums, as the arts are a centerpiece in her home and family life.