2018 BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
Nancy Collier (President)
Barbara Fisher (Treasurer)
AGNJ Executive Director
Lawrence McCullough, Ph.D.
Lawrence McCullough has been an active organizer of cultural and non-profit community ventures since 1973.
Dr. McCullough has served as Administrative Director, Humanities Theatre Group at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis; Assistant Director, Indiana University School of Music at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis; Senior Entertainment Publicist/Event Coordinator, Englander & Keesee, Inc.; Executive Director, Music Umbrella of Austin; President/Owner, Silver Spear Publications; Press Director, Hall Institute of Public Policy-New Jersey; Executive Director, Metuchen Area Chamber of Commerce; Executive Director, Union County Performing Arts Center.
He worked from 2004-13 in the Mayor’s Office of Woodbridge Township, New Jersey, serving as Public Information Officer, Grants Officer and Special Projects Coordinator using Arts and Heritage for community redevelopment.
As a writer/editor, Dr. McCullough has produced writing and multi-media presentations for education, health, retail, entertainment, publishing and corporate clients. He is an award-winning journalist, editor and advertising wordsmith with more than 1,200 published feature articles for hundreds of magazines, newspapers, book and audiobook publishers, business clients and civic organizations throughout the U.S. He is the author of 51 published books in non-fiction, drama, spiritual, instructional and business.
Dr. McCullough played leading roles on planning teams that created the South By Southwest Music Conference, Pittsburgh Folk Arts Cooperative and Commercial Music Business curriculum for Austin Community College and helped draft and secure legislation for the Austin Arts Council creating the Austin Music District and Texas Music Commission.
He has coordinated dozens of collaborative special events including Joseph Taylor Urban Studies Symposium for Indiana University School of Liberal Arts, IUPUI Computer Music Technology Conference, Voz del Pueblo Tejano, Battle Ground History Days, Austin Gospel Showcase. * * *