La Quinta Arts Foundation (LQAF) and California Desert Arts Council (CDAC) are delighted to announce the promotion of Kristen Dolan to the position of Executive Director. Dolan’s 14 months as Managing Director, coupled with her previous 8 years in Director roles at other organizations, 21 years of professional public speaking, and a deep passion for community enrichment will help to further advance the mission of CDAC, and LQAF – which just celebrated its 40th Anniversary.
La Quinta Arts Foundation (LQAF) is committed to vigorously defend its LQAF Mark and intellectual property against any and all challenges and remains confident that, upon consideration of the full evidence, the Federal District Court and the United States Patent Office will determine to uphold the LQAF Mark.
Kristen Dolan, who for the past decade has served in a variety of roles in the local non-profit and broadcasting sectors, will join La Quinta Arts Foundation (LQAF) as its managing director effective August 9, 2021. In this new role Dolan will oversee daily operations and help develop and implement new program initiatives to promote art and culture in the Coachella Valley.