Arts for Learning Maryland Elects New Officers to its Board of Directors

Arts for Learning Maryland is delighted to announce the new officers on its Board of Directors. At its October meeting, the following long-time Arts for Learning board members were elected officers:

Chair: Sheelagh Allston, Vice President, Senior Real Estate Counsel, Wexford Science + Technology. Sheelagh has been on the Arts For Learning Board for 15 years, serving as Vice Chair and chairing the Risk Management and COVID Health and Safety Advisory committees. She succeeds Alan Hoff as Chair of the board.

Said Sheelagh, “I believe in the importance of the arts in education and think every child should have opportunities to experience the arts. Arts for Learning is working hard to make this a reality. I look forward to Arts for Learning continuing to grow and serving as many children as possible.”

Vice Chair: Chris Wallace, Retired Speech-Language Pathologist

Vice Chair: Bill Buckner, Director, Learning and Capacity Building, The Annie E. Casey Foundation

Secretary: Nancy Kass, JHU Phoebe R. Berman Professor of Bioethics and Public Health & Deputy Director, Berman Institute of Bioethics

“Our new officers are assuming their new roles at an exciting time for Arts for Learning Maryland,” said Stacie Sanders Evans, Arts for Learning’s President and CEO. “They bring the commitment, vision, and energy that will propel our growth and success as we reach more students throughout Maryland and create opportunities for more teaching artists.”

Read more here about these thoughtful, passionate leaders and their commitment to Arts for Learning.