CAA Executive Director Elected to Americans for the Arts Council

The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County (CAA) is proud to announce Executive Director Jennifer Steele has been recently elected to serve on the Americans For The Arts Private Sector Network Council for a three-year term effective January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2021.

This group is comprised of leaders from Private Sector Network organizations elected to assist in developing programs and resources to promote professional development and networking opportunities for local arts organizations. The Americans for the Arts Council is a volunteer position.

Americans for the Arts works to promote the message that business sector support for the arts is integral to the success and longevity of the arts, and essential in building communities in which the business sector can thrive. They believe that initiatives that encourage partnerships between the arts and the private sector should be occurring at all organizations, of all sizes, to strengthen the vitality of our communities.

Steele has been the Executive Director of the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County since 2008 and a part of South Walton her entire life, having spent summers in her Grayton Beach family home before making it her full-time residence in 2000.

After receiving a BFA from Valdosta State University and then working in the development office in Atlanta’s Center for Puppetry Arts, Jennifer co-founded the Seaside Repertory Theatre, Northwest Florida’s first professional year-round theatre company. She served as the