Thank you Randall Forte, Executive Director Lehigh Valley Arts Council.  His presentation informed us on the council's fiscal history and potential forecast.  Emmaus Rotary followed up with 12 minutes of Q&A.  An informative presentation indeed.

Randall Forte is the Executive Director for the Lehigh Valley Arts Council, having served in this position since 1999. Prior to moving into arts administration, he worked as a professional theatre artist in regional theatres in Pennsylvania, Michigan and New York. Originally from the Midwest, he trained at the University of Michigan and Oakland University Academy of Dramatic Arts.  

The Lehigh Valley Arts Council’s mission is to promote the value of the arts, foster collaboration in the community, and encourage arts engagement for all people in the Lehigh Valley. Through community partnerships, it continues to support our local arts community with arts advocacy and research, grant programs, and cooperative marketing initiatives.