The 2014 AIA|LA City Leaders Breakfast Series :: Laura Zucker
When
Where
Friday, February 7, 2014, 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
LEO A DALY, 550 S. Hope Street, 27th Flr., Los Angeles, CA 90071
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The 2014 AIA|LA City Leaders Breakfast Series ::
the eleventh annual AIA|LA Breakfast Series
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LAURA ZUCKER
Executive Director, Los Angeles County Arts Commission

WHEN:
Friday, February 7 (8:00 - 9:30am)

WHERE:
LEO A DALY,
550 S. Hope Street, 27th Flr.,
Los Angeles, CA  90071

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The 2014 AIA|LA City Leaders Breakfast Series ::
The 2014 AIA|LA CITY LEADERS BREAKFAST SERIES serves as an opportunity for architects & designers and other community stakeholders to meet directly with key individuals transforming Los Angeles in a roundtable setting to discuss innovative ideas that will ensure a healthy, sustainable and economically competitive future.


LAURA ZUCKER
Executive Director, Los Angeles County Arts Commission
Laura Zucker has been Executive Director of the Los Angeles County Arts Commission since 1992. The Arts Commission provides leadership in cultural services of all disciplines for the largest county in the United States, encompassing 88 municipalities. In addition to funding the largest arts internship program for undergraduates in the country in conjunction with the Getty Foundation, the Arts Commission administers a $4.1 million grants program that funds more than 350 nonprofit arts organizations annually; provides leadership and staffing to support the regional blueprint to restore arts education to all 81 school districts in Los Angeles County, Arts for All; programs the John Anson Ford Theatres; and implements the county’s civic art program. The Arts Commission also produces free community programs, including the L.A. Holiday Celebration, which emanates from the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion of the Music Center and is broadcast on public televsion, and a year-round music program that funds more than 50 free concerts each year in public sites.

During 2005 Ms. Zucker was on special assignment with Eli Broad to develop Arts + Culture LA to market LA as a cultural destination. Previously, she headed the California Cultural Tourism Initiative, which marketed the arts of California’s three urban regions domestically and internationally. She is the author of a regional study of individual artists as part of the California Arts Council’s economic impact study on the arts.

Ms. Zucker is on the board of the Association of Arts Administration Educators (AAAE), an officer of the Ford Theatre Foundation board, a member of the Marketing Advisory Council for the Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board, a founding member of the board of Arts for LA, on the Advisory Board for the Angell Foundation and a member of the United States Urban Arts Federation.

Ms. Zucker was previously the Executive Director of the Ventura Arts Council and was producing director of the Back Alley Theatre for ten years. She received a B.A. in English from Barnard College.



The 2014 AIA|LA City Leaders Breakfast Series:

GUEST SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

PART ONE (confirmed)

PART TWO (invited)

  • Mike Bonin - Councilmember, City of Los Angeles - District #11
  • Gil Cedillo - Councilmember, City of Los Angeles - District #1
  • Megan Ellison - Producer, Founder - Annapurna Pictures
  • Felipe Fuentes - Councilmember, City of Los Angeles - District #7
  • Ben Goldhirsh - co-founder & CEO of GOOD, Chairman of The Goldhirsh Foundation
  • Nury Martinez - Councilmember, City of Los Angeles - District #6
  • Mary D. Nichols - Chairman, California Air Resources Board; Professor-in-Residence, UCLA School of Law
  • Josephine Ramirez - Program Director, The James Irvine Foundation
  • Hilda Solis - Former U.S. Labor Secretary & Candidate, Supervisor, County of Los Angeles - District #1



For more information, please contact:
Will Wright, Hon. AIA|LA
Director, Government and Public Affairs
The American Institute of Architects // Los Angeles
213.639.0764 phone
213.639.0767 fax
will@aialosangeles.org