Accent Circles

Committee Opportunities

The CAA has many opportunities to serve in an advisory role. For additional information or to apply for a committee seat, please contact us directly.

Advocacy

Committee works with CAA lead staff person to build relationships with local, state and national organizations including governmental groups, arts agencies, and other key stakeholders to help ensure the arts are supported at the state level and funding is restored in the legislative budget.

Art for All Grants

Committee works with CAA lead staff person to evaluate quarterly applications and decide award amounts for Teacher Mini Grants, Need-based Student Scholarships, Starving Artist Awards, College Scholarships, and Grants to Organizations (available to non-profit arts organizations serving Walton County, Florida in the area of arts education).

Events and Programs

Committee works with CAA lead staff person to coordinate artist programs, special events, member and volunteer parties, and organization fundraisers, including the Tour of Homes.

Finance

Committee works with CAA lead staff person to draft annual budget and present to board for approval. Manages finances throughout the fiscal year. *Interested applicants must be a current Board of Directors member in good standing to serve on this committee.

IDEA

Committee and CAA staff work to support a full creative life for all, the CAA is committed to championing policies and practices that empower a just, inclusive, equitable community and nation. Through work of the IDEA committee (Inclusion/Diversity/Equity/Access), the CAA will ensure its programs and services are inclusive, culturally equitable, and accessible to all regardless of race/ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic status, religious beliefs or marital status.

Nominating

Committee works directly with Executive Director to receive nominations for new members of the Board of Directors. The committee reviews applications and makes recommendations to the full Board. *Interested applicants must be a current Board of Directors member in good standing to serve on this committee.

Marketing and Membership

Committee works with CAA lead staff person to set strategy in the areas of marketing to our local demographic and as related to arts tourism. This group also develops strategies to grow and sustain membership.

Sponsorship and Fundraising

Committee works with CAA lead staff person to evaluate, strategize and plan all aspects of fundraising, including sponsorships, planned giving, auctions, and development campaigns. The group also executes all elements of an auction including, but not limited to, acquisition of auction items, creation of process, and volunteer staffing for large-scale events such as 30A Songwriters Festival and the ‘Under the Sea’ fundraiser.

Visual Arts

Advisory committee works with CAA lead staff person to facilitate special exhibits at The Foster Gallery and Art in Public Spaces.

Workshops

Committee works with CAA lead staff person to identify, coordinate, and administer workshops at the Bayou Arts Center, Foster Gallery, and throughout the community.

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