Bravo Greater Des Moines Executive Director Named to National Arts Leadership Group

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Monday, April 3, 2017

Bravo Greater Des Moines Executive Director Sally Dix was named an At Large member of the Americans for the Arts United States Urban Arts Federation (USUAF).  The USUAF is an alliance of the chief executives of local arts agencies in the nation's 60 largest cities. These leaders advocate, network, and meet to discuss the social, educational, and economic impact of the arts in their regions. Dix began her two-year term on March 1, 2017 and will serve until February 28, 2019. 

“At Large positions are a vital part of ensuring that a broad range of voices are represented and different perspectives are included in these critical discussions,” said Ruby Harper, Director of Local Arts Services at Americans for the Arts.  “The work happening in central Iowa and Sally’s thoughtful approach to leveraging the arts for community impact made her a natural choice.” 

USUAF strives to establish and exchange information around innovation in the areas of public policy, programming, outreach, arts education, and fundraising by sharing best practices; share best practices on risk-taking to generate meaningful public and private sector policies that collectively strengthen local communities in the United States; and act as advocates on urban arts issues on local, state, and national levels to bring awareness of local arts agencies and the value of the arts. 

To find out more about Bravo Greater Des Moines, click here.

To find out more about USUAF’s members and events, click here.