Our Board Members

The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council counts on a team of people passionate about the arts to help us make decisions from programs we run to grants we approve.  Our current board members are Emily Kuzel, Briana Ingraham, Janet Johnson, Mary Ann Laxen, Chris Lane, Elwyn Ruud, Therese Masters Jacobson, Kelsey Brateng, Kate Mulvey, Scott Valdes, Charles Erickson, Jamie Snowdon and Katya Zepeda. To learn more about our current board members and staff

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Here are some current and former board members, staff and friends:

June 2017 Meeting. Celebrating 40 years as an arts council!


Mary Ann Laxen


Elwyn Ruud


Katya Zepeda


Janet Johnson


Briana Ingraham


Chris Lane


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Charles Erickson


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Therese Jacobson


Kelsey Brateng


Kate Mulvey



Jaimie Snowden
NWMAC Staff Mara Hanel, Kristin Eggerling, Jane Anderson, and Stephanie Olson

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