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Kathleen L. Kudela,
Kudela is an experienced arts administrator with a background in the arts, education and preservation. She has had experience in long range strategic planning and managing capital projects at the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center (NACC). This will be extremely helpful in managing the $2.3 million Capital Campaign for the 900+ seat Grand Theater. It is scheduled to be completed in 2024, the year the NACC building celebrates its 100th year!
One of the founders of the NACC in 2000, she was on the original Board of Directors, established the summer camp program and oversaw the positive growth of the center from its early years. She has served in various capacities and became the Executive Director in 2006. With a supportive Board of Directors and Finance Director, she has worked in developing a sustainable organization and business plan.
Community awards include:
2017 Arts Services Initiative-SPARKS award
2014-Niagara Beautification Award –Making Niagara A Better Place to Live
2012-YWCA Tribute to Women Award
2011-Links-Trailblazer Award in the Arts
2010-Niagara Beautification-Making Niagara a Better Place to Live
2009-Niagara Gazette-Distinguished Women Award
2008-NFMMC- Good Neighbor Award