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Following are committees of the DAC that can always use some help.
Volunteering is a fun way to be involved with members, and to contribute to operations at the Desert Art Center!

ART ENRICHMENT COMMITTEE is responsible for scheduling all DAC programs (demonstrations, speakers etc.) for the DAC outreach programs and responsible for all public meetings.  Please contact Lisa Loudin or Michael Criado:  

ADULT CLASS COORDINATION COMMITTEE oversees and coordinates the Adult Art Classes offered by the DAC including establishing class schedules and locations, making recommendations to the Board of new classes. Please contact Moira Johannessen:  

EVENTS COMMITTEE  coordinates refreshments, set-up and clean-up for all gallery receptions sand other DAC events.  Please contact Laurie Schafer or Holly Rae Wind:,

FINANCE COMMITTEE establishes and monitors the DAC annual budget.  Please contact Cindy Mason: 

GALLERY COORDINATION COMMITTEE coordinates all gallery shows including art intake, hanging and display and removal of Art.  Please contact Adele Hill or Ian Cooke:,  

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE maintains the membership database, welcomes new members and makes recommendations to the board on membership benefits. Please contact Brad Zylstra:  

PROMOTIONS COMMITTEE coordinates all the promotion and publicity for the DAC. Please contact Linda Richards: 


RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE coordinates the DAC relationship with other community organizations and business for support of the DAC.  Please contact Vaughan Davies:

SCHOOL OUTREACH COMMITTEE coordinates the DAC’s relationship to the public schools, with the Middle School Art Program (MSAP), the Student Art Show and the DAC Scholarship program and make recommendations to the Board on the distribution of the DAC Art Education Fund.  Please contact Vaughan Davies or Sue Emory:,  

VOLUNTEER COORDINATION COMMITTEE supports the other committees in finding volunteers and oversees the gallery hosts.  Please contact Brad Zylstra:

Other areas where your skills are needed:

SOCIAL MEDIA  we need volunteers to post regular updates to Facebook, Instagram. Contact Vicky Nelson:

PHOTOGRAPHY expertise is always needed to document DAC events. Contact Vicky Nelson:

DAC WEBSITE  is always looking for assistance in maintaining the website and keeping it up to date with our events and activities. Contact Vicky Nelson: 

NEWSLETTER: we are in need of a volunteer who is able to write short profiles of members to be included in the DAC newsletter.  Contact Linda Richards: 


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