OCCA Executive Director Catherine Rickbone notes that "an important aspect of Barbara's work has been to research and recommend donor management software that would reflect not just the capital campaign but all aspects of OCCA's revenue streams.
"Justin has been invaluable to OCCA as we installed the PAC's new sound equipment," says OCCA executive director Catherine Rickbone.
Executive Director OCCA/PAC/VAC/Lincoln County Arts/Oregon Coast Cultural Alliance
is the Oregon Coast Council for the Arts Executive Director
As executive director of OCCA
for the last six years, her
job entails developing and presenting new and existing initiatives along with handling board support, community relations, resource development, and day-to-day management of the arts council.
The Oregon Coast Council for the Arts
has a great board, great volunteers and great staff, as they all work together to get it all done.
Rickbone has held other arts management positions, including executive director of the Emporia (KS) Art Council, and executive director of the Grants Pass Museum of Art.
As an independent contractor, she has conducted public relations, marketing, writing, business management, speaking, copy editing for a variety of clients including Hallmark Cards, the County Club Plaza Merchants Association, Southern Oregon Repertory Singers, Living Opportunities, to name a few.
She serves as Chair of the Public Art Committee for the City of Newport, Oregon, as Treasurer and grants administrator of the Lincoln County Cultural Coalition, on the board of the Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce, on the Yaquina Bay Economic Foundation and in Newport Rotary.
OCCA Executive Director Catherine Rickbone says "Tom is a great fit with his background in nonprofit leadership and arts programming, as well as his more recent experiences in education.
"With Tom's background, we look forward to his
creative energies in helping OCCA
manage the VAC
, create stimulating exhibitions and develop our arts learning program," says Rickbone