The Florida Keys Council of the Arts seeks to make a new appointment
to the Cultural Umbrella Committee of the Tourist Development
Council. The appointee must live in the area between the
Long Key Bridge and mile marker 90.7, otherwise known as
The Cultural Umbrella is administered by the Florida
Keys Council of the Arts. It is composed of five persons,
representing all 5 districts of the Florida Keys. The
District 4 seat was previously held by David Cohn of Islamorada.
To be eligible to serve on the Recommendation Committee
of the Cultural Umbrella, a person must
1. Reside in the Tourist Development Committee District
to which appointed for a minimum of two years.
2. Have demonstrated significant support and advocacy
for art and culture or work as an artist (visual, performing,
3. Demonstrate an understanding of the prime importance
of art and culture to the economy and to the quality of
life of Monroe County citizens and guests.
4. Receive no income in an administrative capacity from
an entity or individual that was awarded Cultural Umbrella
event funding in the past fiscal year or that applies
in the current year.
Persons wishing to be considered may send a letter of
interest immediately to Monica Haskell, Florida Keys Council
of the Arts, 1100 Simonton Street, Key West Fl 33040 firstname.lastname@example.org