Our Staff

James E. Modrick
Executive Director

Claire M. Schwadron
Senior Director,
Project Youth ArtReach

Diana L. Schenck
Artist and Community Programming
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Christina E. Walton
Office Manager
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Manique A. Buckmon
Program Manager,
School and Community Programs
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Our Board of Directors

For information on board membership, please contact Executive Director, James Modrick.

Julie Mack, President
Attorney; Cultural Arts Chair; Vocalist

Andrew Stevens, Vice President
Former Executive Director Human Resources – Compensation, Benefits & HRIS

Donald Hague, Treasurer
Project Analyst, Montgomery Housing Partnership

Erin Neill, Secretary
PMO Director, Abt Associates

Gregory Bruch
Partner, Bruch Hanna, LLC

Ronesha Butler
Special Counsel, Office of Market Supervision, Securities and Exchange Commission

Randy Chin
Past Cultural Arts Chair, Montgomery County Council of PTAs

Leslie Grizzard
Retired commercial banking executive. Leadership Montgomery SLM 2018.

Stacy Heit
Principal, sassēvents llc, Event planning and communications professional.

Priscilla Peterson
Montgomery County Council of PTAs Cultural Arts Chair, Musician

Kimberly Singletary
CEO/Creative Director, Conceptual Geniuses

Our Donors, Grantors, and Sponsors

Artivate is thankful for the support we receive from people like you. Our programs benefit our community because of the following individuals and organizations. Includes support valued at $100 or more from July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017.

Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County
Beth Sullivan
Jim and Carol Trawick Foundation
Maryland State Arts Council

National Endowment for the Arts

Nancy Peery Marriott Foundation

City of Takoma Park
Corina Higginson Trust
Sharing Montgomery Fund, The Community Foundation for the National Capital Area 

Alternative Gifts of Greater Washington
Andrew Stevens
Carol Trawick
Don and Ann Hague
Erin Neill
Gregory Bruch
Jeanne Simon
Kathy and Doug Bradham
Linowitz Family Fund, The Community Foundation of the National Capital Area
Louise P. Zanar Fund
Montgomery County Collaboration Council for Children Youth and Families Inc.
Montgomery County Executive’s Ball, The Community Foundation of the National Capital Area
Susan Klinger

Ashley Garrett
Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church
Catherine and Isiah Leggett
Cliff Moy
Harriett Crosby
James and Angela Modrick
John and Sheila Compton
Kathy Michels
Michael Dalto

Barbara Dalto
Busy Graham
Charles and Margaret Levin Family Foundation, Inc.
Janine Linden
Jody Marshall
Marc Mauer

Cricket Parmalee
David Peña
Dianne Curran
Eleanor Holsopple
Eliza and Dan Carney
Elizabeth Keeler
Georg and Janet Simon
Haussler & Associates, LLC
Jacqueline Achmedow
Judith Rae Peres
Julie Mack
LaMar Davis
Laurie Welch
Linda Simon
Marian Fryer
Mark and Elizabeth Roush
Nancy Graham
Not Your Average Joe’s, Silver Spring
Pamela Isreal
Peter Dalto
Priscilla and John Peterson
Promise Ann Ahlstrom
Reemberto Rodriguez and Geraldina Dominguez
Revere Bank (formerly Monument Bank)
Rivka Yerushalmi
Robert Veiga
Sabine Kolbeck
Sandy Moore
Seth Grimes
Sherryl Marshall
Stefan Bradham
Teresita Ferarra
Yoshitatsu and Shizuko Sei

Workplace Giving Support
United Way of the National Capital Area (#8635)
Combined Federal Campaign (#52466)
Montgomery Alliance for Community Giving (#M052)
Maryland Charity Campaign

In-Kind Support
American Visionary Art Museum
Barbara Hardaway
Cliff Moy
Emily Glazer and Karl Kosok
Maryland Youth Ballet
Performing Arts Center for African Cultures
School Of Rock Silver Spring
Signature Theatre
Strathmore Music Center

Artivate is most grateful for all contributions!

Every attempt has been made to properly recognize the contributions made by our generous donors according to their wishes. Please report any errors to office@goartivate.org.

Artivate is funded by an operating grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, an agency dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive, and by funding from the Montgomery County government and the Arts & Humanities Council of Montgomery County and by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.