Burbank Arts For All Foundation Elects Carrie Brown as Chair

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Carrie Brown, her husband Earl Brown and their daughter Anna at BAFA's Party on the Plaza fundraiser

The Burbank Arts For All Foundation announced today that Carrie Brown was elected as Chair of the Foundation’s Board of Directors for a two-year term effective immediately. Brown has served as a member of the Foundation’s Board and Executive Committee since 2010. She has also served as the Foundation’s Treasurer and Chair of the Community Outreach Working Group.

Carrie Brown, her husband Earl and their daughter Anna at BAFA's Party on the Plaza fundraiser
Carrie Brown, her husband Earl Brown and their daughter Anna at BAFA’s Party on the Plaza fundraiser

Brown is an independent communications specialist and consultant and a highly involved Burbank community member. Her philanthropic work includes “Families for Stevenson Booster Association” serving on its Board and as president from 2008-2009; she also served on the Board of Session for Westminster Presbyterian Church and Preschool. Over the past ten years she has been an active member of the PTA where she continues to volunteer for various committees and events.

“As we look to the future of the Burbank Arts for All Foundation, we couldn’t ask for a more devoted leader than Carrie Brown as well as a Board who is extremely hard working and passionate about quality arts education in our public schools,“ stated Trena Pitchford, Director of Development, Burbank Arts for All Foundation. “Our former Co-Chairs, Craig Murray and Alexandra Helfrich, have done a spectacular job in strengthening and growing the Foundation. There is truly never enough appreciation we can express for their dedication and leadership over the past three years.”

“I’m honored and humbled to take on the role of Chair of this wonderful Foundation,” Brown said. “I’m so proud of what Burbank Arts For All Foundation has accomplished under Craig and Alexandra’s inspiring and tireless leadership. We have built a solid platform and a launching pad that will take us to new heights. With that said, there is still a lot of hard work ahead of us in order to ensure that all Burbank public school students are guaranteed a quality arts education today and for generations to come.”

Additional officers include Bob Mohler as Vice Chair, Mauro Diaz as Treasurer, Heidi Trotta as Secretary. Alexandra Helfrich and Craig Murray will remain as Executive Committee members.

The Burbank Arts For All Foundation’s Board of Directors also include: Barbara Beckley, Karen Broderick, Ruth Davidson-Guerra, Kevin McCarney, Joan McCarthy, Monica Newhouse-Rodriguez, Lili Rossi, Caroline Solberg and Suzanne Weerts.

Burbank Arts For All Foundation is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) corporation, and is governed by an unpaid Board of Directors representing a cross-section of business and community leaders.

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