Washington State Arts Alliance, the statewide arts advocacy organization, works to promote public funding, legislation, and policy favorable to the arts. Washington State Arts Alliance Foundation works to increase knowledge, understanding, appreciation and practice of the arts through communication and education. A dedicated board runs the Arts Alliance and Foundation, and works with arts advocates around the state.

Josh LaBelle

Josh LaBelle, President, is Executive Director of Seattle Theatre Group.

Christopher Shainin

Christopher Shainin, Vice President, is Executive Director of the Museum of Northwest Art.

Kelly Hart

Kelly Hart, Secretary, is Executive Director of Allied Arts of Whatcom County.

Karen Lane

Karen Lane, Treasurer, is an arts consultant.

Shannon Halberstadt

Shannon Halberstadt, Board Member, is Executive Director of Artist Trust.

Kat Langenheim

Kat Langenheim, Board Member, is Director of Major Gifts & Planned Giving at Spokane Symphony.

Jenny Rieke

Jenny Rieke, Board Member, is an artist based in the Tri-Cities.

Karen Hanan

Karen Hanan, Ex-Officio, is Executive Director of ArtsWA.

Amanda Jackson Mott

Amanda Jackson Mott, Board Member, is Executive Director of Methow Arts Alliance.

Greer Buchanan, Board Member, is Program Coordinator of the Downtown Walla Walla Foundation.