Vacancy on Cultural Umbrella in District 5


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 between mile marker 90.7 and the Dade/Monroe County line or any mainland portion of Monroe County, otherwise known as District 5.

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. It works with the TDC's advertising and public relations agencies to promote the keys as a cultural destination, and makes recommendation for funding of cultural events. The District 5 seat was most recently held by Tom Butler of Key Largo. 

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, literary, historic).
  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

For an overview of the Cultural Umbrella, click here
& scroll down to "Overview."

February 28, 2006


Monica Haskell
Florida Keys Council of the Arts