About Arts Council

About Arts Council of Anne Arundel County

Mission Statement

The mission of the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County, Inc. is to encourage and invest in the visual arts, performing arts, and historic preservation for the people of our county.

Vision Statement

The vision of the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County is to be the premier resource of the cultural arts community. Through our leadership in advocacy, funding, programming and promotions, the Council shall help to create a vibrant cultural arts community that enriches the quality of life for every county resident.


April Nyman, Executive Director, april.nyman@acaac.org
Brenda Collins, Senior Program Manager, brenda.collins@acaac.org
Wendy Saulters, Program Manager, wendy.saulters@acaac.org

Board Members

Patrick Lee, Jr. – President
Robert Haywood – Vice President
Victor A. Sulin – Treasurer, Councilman Jones’ Appointee
Marnie Kagan – Secretary
Nancy Almgren, Councilman Ladd’s Appointee
Martha Blaxall
Barbara Dwyer Brown
Richard Carpenter
Richard D’Amato
Sydney Lamb
Elizabeth Leight
Marilyn Lyons
Kara Martinez
Danny Mays
Nancy Morton, Councilman Benoit’s Appointee
Janice Page
Roberta Pardo
Esther Parker
Scotti Preston, Councilman Trumbauer’s Appointee
Glen Rotner
Theodora Schulman
Wilford W. Scott, Mayor Cohen’s Appointee
William A. Scott, Councilman Walker’s Appointee
Amy Snyder
Carole Summers