JOAN SHIGEKAWA APPOINTED DEPUTY CHAIR OF THE NEA
Patrice Walker Powell announced today:
Joan Shigekawa, the NEA’s new Senior Deputy Chairman, comes to the NEA with an extraordinary background in the arts. She has most recently served as Associated Director for Foundation Initiatives at the Rockefeller Foundation where she has been responsible for design, implementation, and management of national and international programs in culture and the arts. Joan will start on September 8, 2009 .