Board of Directors
Consultant in Arts Programming and Community Initiatives Carolyn Owen Anderson, Inc.
Carolyn was the director of WhyArts for the past 15 years, a non-profit which provides arts opportunities to underserved populations, focusing on individuals with special needs. Carolyn retired as director the end of 2019 and is now working with several organizations as an arts and/or community consultant. These organization currently include: Heartland Family Services, Lutheran Family Services, JP Lord School and Munroe Meyer Institute. Additionally Carolyn serves on the following board of directors: Great Plains Theatre Conference as board president and the Blue Barn Theatre, as well as NMEP. Carolyn is also an arts advocate and mentor for Ronald McDonald House Charities, Intercultural Senior Center and Quality Living Inc. Carolyn is a member of Urban Abbey. Carolyn serves on the board of No More Empty Pots to support the important missions of outreach to the North Omaha community through its emphasis on nutrition, health and self-sufficiency.