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Iowa Arts Council Board - September 20, 2023


Location: 1963 Bell Avenue, Suite 200 – Helmick Conference Room
Public Webinar Access:*
Date: Wednesday, September 20, 2023 | 1:00 p.m.


Iowa Arts Council Board of Directors Chair Amber Danielson, Suzanne Conquest, Tim Dickmeyer, Donna Dostal, Jennifer Dutcher, Lance Ehmcke, Michelle Hargrave, Akwi Nji, Claudia Rivera, and Frank Sposeto


  1. Committee Chair

    Amber Danielson
    1. Welcome and Introductions

    2. Roll Call

    3. Approval of June 22, 2023 Meeting Minutes

    4. Chair’s Report

  2. IEDA Update

    Rick Peterson
  3. Arts Council Director’s Report

    David Schmitz
    1. Grants and Program Updates 

    2. Staff Update

  4. Board Discussion

    Amber Danielson
  5. Community Updates

  6. Public Comment

    1. A public comment period will be held at this time to accommodate visitors.  The period is limited to 10 minutes.  Persons who will make public comments are encouraged to provide advance notice to Board Administrator Sarah Florian at or 515-348-6325.

  7. Other Business

    1. The next meeting of the Iowa Arts Center Board of Directors is December 14 at 9:00 a.m.

  8. Adjournment

    Amber Danielson

The meeting will convene no earlier than stated above, but may begin later.

Agenda items may be considered out of order at the discretion of the Chair.

If you require accommodation to participate in this public meeting, call (515) 348-6325 to make your request. Please notify us as soon as possible in advance of meeting.

*The meeting will be accessible to members of the public in person at IEDA or click on the link above to request the link to participate in the meeting via Teams. You will be directed to register to receive the link.