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ARTS COUNCIL BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Committed to the Cause

Coming together from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences, our skilled team of professionals volunteer their time, money and resources. Aligned with Community support,  they are the backbone of our Arts Council.  Their ideas help shape the direction and mission of our organization as it continues to develop. Read on to learn more about some of our incredible Board Members.

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           Board Member           

Jon Lieberman

Having previously served on the Board of Directors of the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, Jon Lieberman is excited to bring his passion for the arts to the West  Chester/Liberty communities. A lawyer by trade, Jon has also served on the Board of Trustees of the Cincinnati Bar Association.  He lives in West Chester with his wife Heather, a nationally- recognized educator and hunter- jumper equestrian judge,and their two King Charles Cavalier Spaniels, Angus and Puck.

Board President

April Thomas

Native Cincinnatian, Arts Lover & skilled Human Resources professional, with over 20 years of Talent Scouting & Human Resources expertise; 10 years as an Arts Administrator working in capacity as Vice President of Human Resources for a regional Performing Arts Theatre. Previous Human Resources Professional for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and past Board Member of the Butler County Mental Health Board. April has member of the Community for 6 years with your husband Michael, three children and pug, Frankie.   

Board Secretary

Marcee Addington

Prior to moving to Ohio she was a health physicist with the Department of Energy for twelve years.

Since relocating, she has focused on raising her three children with her husband, Eric.  Her oldest son is a member of the US Navy and her two daughters are students at Lakota West High School.

Her current volunteer focus is Serve City in Hamilton, Meadow Ridge summer lunch program and homework club, treasurer for a local women’s organization, and active member with the West Chester Presbyterian Church. She is looking forward to being a member of Arts Council and bringing more artistic opportunities to all the residents of area.

Board Member 

Courtney Schank

A lover of the arts! From theater to fine arts & visual design, art has always had a place in Courtney's life. Currently, Courtney is a Senior Graphic Designer with a major corporation and resides in the West Chester/Liberty community with her husband, Jordan, with whom she has two children ages four and seven. Courtney is looking forward to growing the community's love of the arts and facilitating more kid-centric arts events in West Chester and Liberty Township.

 

Board Member
Anupa Mirle
A native of India, P&G was the reason she and her husband came to Cincinnati. With a passion for the arts, she started an non-profit Indian arts organization in 2004.  Realizing the need for an Indian cultural and arts organization, she quit P&G, went back to school for an MBA and is the founding Executive and Artistic Director of  NrityArpana School of Performing Arts. Recognized as a Heritage Fellow in 2013 by Ohio Arts Council, Dada Rafiki Award for community leadership in 2015, she has taught more than 300 students from all different demographics.

                    

              Board Member              

 Nadia Nazim

 

Born in Karachi Pakistan, Nadia came to the United States and has been working within the Community since 1999 at the Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati as an Administrative Assistant and Graphic Designer. 

An Artist in her own right, Nadia's passion is to bridge and inspire  through art for future generations to come.

Nadia loves cats, shopping, traveling and explore new things.