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End of an era! Arts Council Director to Retire; Seeking New Executive Director

Change of Leadership at the Council for the Arts of Herndon

After over a decade of service to the Town, the entire Herndon community and the arts, Executive Director Vicky Dorman will be retiring from the Council for the Arts of Herndon at the end of 2012.

Vicky has served with the PTOs of all three Herndon schools her children attended, from elementary through high school.  Professionally, Vicky spent over a decade as the Herndon office representative for the Dranesville District supervisors, including Supervisors Stu Mendelsohn and Joanne DuBois.

But as the Executive Director of the Council for the Arts, Vicky's many contributions include developing and implementing the Technology and the Arts Competition, many successful Taste of the Town events, running the entire CAH Beer Booth at the Herndon Festival, raising money to provide over $10K a year in youth art scholarships, partnering with the Herndon Fortnightly Library to fund art programs there, partnering with the Herndon Senior Center to fund and provide art programs for seniors, developing and implementing the Herndon High Tea, bringing the National Portrait Society competitions to Herndon, creating Arts Week events such as Artini and the Arts Pub Crawl.

The list goes on!

On behalf of the entire Board of Directors of the Council for the Arts of Herndon, thank you Vicky! For all you have done for the organization, for the arts and for the community.

And now, the Board of Directors has announced an open position for the Executive Directorship, you can read more on our website or Facebook page.

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