“I’m honored to be the next Executive Director of the Huntington Arts Council with its storied history, and it’s stewardship of the arts on Long Island. My lifelong passion has been about increasing accessibility, opening doors, and enforcing that the arts are for everyone.” Email
As Performing Arts Director I am responsible for The Huntington Summer Arts Festival. An annual mainstay for the Town of Huntington and surrounding communities, this FREE, live performance festival features music, dance and theatre all at the Chapin Rainbow Stage. Email
As the Grants for the Arts Coordinator I am the primary liaison for NYSCA’s (New York State Council on the Arts) Statewide Community Regrant (SCR) program. I am here to facilitate the application process in service to our larger mission of fostering the arts on Long Island. Feel free to contact me at any time if you have questions about Grants for the Arts. Email
Patty Eljaiek as Grants Assistant working with Emily Dowd on our Grants for the Arts Program.
Sarah J. McCann
As the Gallery & Operations Director, my role builds on my previous role as Business Manager. I am responsible for our exhibitions program and all things related to the gallery space, as well as maintaining the financial information and general business operations of HAC. This role allows me to indulge in my passion for the arts as well as my arts administration experience. Email
Sueey Gutierrez is our Arts in Education Coordinator.
Maureen H. Starr
As Director of Public Relations & Marketing I tap into my diverse communications background to build our brand and promote who we are and what we do. Developing our relationships with the media, community, HAC members and partners is at the core of my job. I work on engaging our “conversation” through a combined use of our website, Arts Cultural News and social media. Anytime you would like to “talk” about the HAC and our events or programs I’d love to hear from you. Email