Staff, board, committees, interns: people who make the Arts Council happen.
Meghan Martin joined the Arts Council of Greater Lansing in 2017 as program manager and has since taken over as interim executive director. After earning her B.A. in Journalism from Michigan State University, she worked for the Michigan Press Association and the Tri-County Regional Planning Commission. In her current position, Meghan is responsible for managing six grant programs;coordinating the annual Creative Placemaking Summit, Creative Exchange and other professional development events; providing technical assistance to members; facilitating creative placemaking workshops; public speaking engagements and leading outreach efforts for the organization. As a member of the leadership team for Lansing 5:01, her role is to promote Greater Lansing as an arts and cultural hub to attract new talent. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Michigan Legacy Art Park in Thompsonville, Mich.
Meghan has worked in a variety of roles, gaining experience in programming support, graphic design, communications and event planning. She is passionate about developing creative placemaking projects,promoting the advancement of artists and arts and cultural organizations for a thriving, active community for all. Being a life-long artist herself, Meghan was raised to know the love and feel the power of the arts—to move, engage and support each other.