Board of Directors and Committees

Grand Street Community Arts is governed by a Board of Directors representing agencies, business, and residents from Albany and the Capital Region. 
The diversity of our Board membership is key to understanding the issues facing our communities from multiple perspectives.

Board Members

Kara Banks
Michael Banks, President
Ellen Becker, Vice President 
Larry Becker
Benjamin Clark, Tresurer 
Kirk Daniels
Otis Jackson
Moses Nagel
Cynthia Pooler

Board Committees

Executive Committee / Finance Committee

Michael Banks, Kara Banks, Ellen Becker, Larry Becker, Ben Clark

The Executive Committee meets every first Wednesday of the month at 5:30pm at the Grand Street Community Arts building.

Fundraising Committee

Board Development Committee

Working Groups

Building Committee Working Group
Concerns: Building Renovation Issues, Architecture + Planning, Maintenance
Chair: Larry Becker

Larry Becker, Martin Beckman, John Daubney, Mike DeWein, Joanne Genovese, Vukasin Milenkovic, Dan Plaat

WCAA Project Working Group
Concerns: Project management and governance for WCAA-FM
Chair: Kirk Daniels


Are you interested in the programs and events that happen at Grand Street Community Arts? 
Are you interested in joining our board? Could you offer a unique perspective? 

We would love to meet with you! Please contact us.


Updated July 15, 2016


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