Amy Powell has a Masters in Communication from CMU and is currently the Executive Director of Art Reach of Mid Michigan. Amy has been in the mid-Michigan area since 2003, and most recently worked at Central Michigan University. Her background includes volunteer coordinator positions, financial management/budget planning, and donor relations/development. Before moving to Mt. Pleasant, Amy lived in Gaylord, and Grand Rapids, where she attended Aquinas College for her bachelor’s degree; and she calls Petoskey home.
At Art Reach, Amy is responsible for community relations, grant writing, budgeting, Board relations and programming.
Dianne Ward attended Mid Michigan Community College for Medical Office Assistant and after 14 years in the medical field she decided it was time for a change which is what lead her here. She spends most of her time with her husband, children and grandchildren. If she is not at work or home you will find her on a softball field somewhere.
At Art Reach, Dianne is responsible for managing the office and making sure the office runs smoothly.
Kim Bigard is A Central Michigan University graduate with a bachelors degree in ceramics and a minor in museum studies. Currently she works mostly in fiber. Her free time is spent gardening, supporting Michigan art and music, and being mom to a toddler.
At Art Reach, Kim is responsible for managing the store and the Morey Family Gallery, and coordinating shop volunteers.
Born in Idaho and moving throughout the United States, Jeff settled in Alma in 2005. After earning his associate’s degree in psychology and a six-year stint in journalism, he decided to take his career in a new direction.
In his free time, Jeff enjoys spending time with his friends and family, reading, gaming, and walking during the warm weather.
At Art Reach, Jeff is responsible for the Marketing aspects of Art Reach by promoting, creating flyers and marketing materials, social media, and maintaining the website.
Stephanie Jackson is a Central Michigan University graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Art and Museum Studies. She works in many different mediums, and particularly enjoys printmaking and papermaking.
Jackson has been teaching workshops and giving demonstrations for over 10 years, and believes Art should be accessible to everyone.
At Art Reach, Stephanie is responsible for developing new educational program ideas, scheduling classes, and maintaining the Idonea Hersee Classroom.
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The mission of Art Reach is to promote, stimulate and encourage involvement and appreciation of the arts in mid Michigan.
Art Reach of Mid Michigan strives to provide equal opportunity for individuals to participate in its programs, activities, services and employment.