Creative MontCo is guided by an Executive Committee of community leaders from the business, government, cultural, educational and philanthropic sectors. It is funded by sponsors, including a major grant from the William Penn Foundation. Three subcommittees handle responsibilities ranging from programming to fundraising.
Tom Barton, Barton Partners
Laura Burnham, Arts Consultant, former Executive Director of Abington Art Center
Chris Collier, Renew Theaters
Nancy DeLucia, Hatboro-Horsham Education Foundation
Virginia Frantz, The Montgomery County Foundation, Inc.
Eric Goldstein, King of Prussia Business Improvement District
Edward Harris, Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board
Judith Herbst, Keswick Theatre
Greg Ippolito, IMA
David Niles, Montgomery County Development Corporation
Brian O’Leary, Montgomery County Planning Commission
Rich Rogers, Norristown Arts Council
Placemaking and Creative Economy Committee
The Placemaking and Creative Economy Committee is working to connect arts and culture with the county’s economic development and revitalization efforts. Current projects include promoting our existing program to redesign and repurpose old newspaper boxes and an ongoing planning effort to put artwork along our county trail system.
Connections and Awareness Committee
The Connections and Awareness Committee handles Creative MontCo’s marketing, publicity, and events programming. Current projects include developing an improved online presence (including a database of available performance spaces, new jobs, and upcoming events) as well as an ongoing series of networking events.
Resource Development Committee
The Resource Development Committee focuses its efforts on general fundraising for Creative MontCo.
Interested in joining a committee? Email us and we’ll get you started!