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La Quinta Arts Foundation & California Desert Arts Council Announces the Promotion of Kristen Dolan to Executive Director

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.

Kristen Dolan to join La Quinta Arts Foundation as Managing Director

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.

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