Athens Arts League elects new officers for 2022 | News

The Athens Arts League recently elected its 2022 board of directors officers. Since the organization’s beginning in 2006, their mission has been, “To Aid Artists, Provide Art Instruction and To Provide Cultural Gatherings to Athens and Limestone County Alabama.” The 2022 officers are president Garth Lovvorn, vice president Gail Bergeron, treasurer Vickie Camp, and secretary Jennifer Hilton Sampieri.

Lovvorn is an impartial Attract Inspector working with area banking institutions. He has a extensive background in nonprofit volunteerism courting back again to 2006, which includes Habitat for Humanity in 2006. In 2007, he was named the executive director for Habitat for Humanity wherever he served until eventually 2011. He has also volunteered for Habitat of Morgan County, Athens Arts League, Round Island Baptist Church, The Limestone Chamber of Commerce, Athens Rec Center Youth Soccer and Cotton Town United FC.

“My abiding passion for the arts in the local community appear from my involvement actively playing music ever because significant faculty and via an fascination in my spouse, Carissa’s, crafting as a regional children’s author,” Lovvorn reported. His aim is to help foster tunes and art training and give alternatives for a new technology of younger individuals in Athens and Limestone County.

Vice president Gail Bergeron is conveniently acknowledged as the encounter of fine art in the area community. She served as an artwork professor for 19 many years at Athens Condition University’s Alabama Centre for The Arts. Bergeron was a founding member of Athens Arts League in 2006 and has expressed her enthusiasm for the arts in our community neighborhood via a lot of assignments and courses benefitting local arts.

Vickie Camp began performing with Athens Arts League 12 many years back. She served as finance director for The Boys and Ladies Clubs of North Alabama for 21 years and has volunteered her artistic expert services by teaching younger people today portray at Friendship Methodist Church, Boys and Ladies Clubs and Art Camps with Athens Arts League. Vickie has a coronary heart for little ones expressing by themselves in buy to increase and to establish self esteem and different strategies to deal with pressure in their life.

Jennifer Hilton Sampieri is a social services supervisor at CPS/ Foster Care & Adoptions. She as soon as served as president of Athens Arts League.

As a member of the band at UNA and as a private fan of each musical and visual arts, she was led to the league. By way of her perform, she has noticed the transformative ability of art in buffering the results of pressure and trauma.

The added 2022 Athens Arts League Board Users are: Trisha Black, Diane Lehr, Jim McDole, Maria Taylor and newly elected board member John Deemer — a graphic designer and drum line instructor for Athens High Faculty.

Kenneth Proto

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