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Board members sought for Five Wings Arts Council

The Five Wings Arts Council seeks representatives from Cass, Crow Wing and Morrison counties to serve a three-year term on its board of directors.

Council members are charged with setting policy, as well as approving funding programs and services designed to improve the lives of the people in Region Five through arts and culture projects. They also review and make funding award decisions about grant applications submitted to the council. In addition, Five Wings Arts Council members represent the council at various arts events in the region and state.

The volunteer board of directors meets 10 times per year and is compensated for mileage to board meetings.

Council member candidates should have experience participating in, advocating for and/or supporting the arts. For a full description of the responsibilities and expectations of board members, email Vicki at

Anyone interested serving in this capacity should submit a letter of interest stating their expertise, and resume to: Five Wings Arts Council, PO Box 118, Staples, MN 56479 or email

The Five Wings Arts Council is one of 11 designated regional arts councils that distributes both legislative and private funds to artists and arts organizations throughout the counties of Cass, Crow Wing, Morrison, Todd and Wadena.