You are invited to the annual Mint Hill Arts Executive Committee Elections Meeting on Tuesday, May 23, featuring a Potluck Dinner with fabulous barbecue pulled pork and fried chicken! Drinks will be furnished.
There is no cost, but you are asked to bring an appetizer, salad, side or dessert to share - enough to serve 6.
The meal will start at 6:30 p.m. and we will vote at 7:30 p.m. This will be a great time to get together for fun, food and kicking off the upcoming year!
The Executive Committee is made up of the President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, President Emeritus and four At-Large members. The following members whose terms are continuing include: Secretary: Martha Faires; Treasurer: Lee Madden; Members at Large: Mary Beth Thomas, Sandra Smith; President Emeritus, Romie Mizell.
The following members have been nominated for the open positions:
President: David McGee - David is a man of many talents! He has taught Art at Clear Creek Elementary School for 26 years and plans to retire at the end of this school year. He has contributed as a volunteer for Mint Hill Arts on a number of committees. His art interests include working with oils and sculpture, especially mobiles. David agreed to run for MHA President to continue our growth by supporting and enabling our members to assist MHA with their special abilities in ways that enrich their lives and those around them. This in turn will continue to make MHA a stronger, more user friendly organization.
Vice President: Evy Grouse - A native of New York, Evy was a member of the Hilton Head Art League, served as the president of the Hilton Head Plantation Artists Assoc., and taught at the Hilton Head Art Academy prior to moving to Emerald Lake. She uses oils, acrylics and watercolors and enjoys painting animal portraits and nature scenes.
At Large Member: Jay Alexander, a Mecklenburg County native, graduated from Independence HS and NC State with a BS in Electrical Engineering. After 41 years in management at Duke Energy and over 50 years as an active leader in the Volunteer Fire Department, he now has retired and enjoys photography and learning to play the guitar.
At Large Member: Lyndee Ivey. Born into a family of artists, Lyndee was raised in Raleigh and was taught to sketch as a child. She returned to painting last summer as a lark with friends at the beach but says she's now obsessed. She entered her first show at MHA last year and sold two paintings! Lyndee is employed by the Mint Museum, supports the arts community, her 12 year old's school and Boy Scout Troop. She moved to Charlotte when she married her husband in 2001.
If you are interested in running for an office, or if you would like to nominate someone, please contact Sandra Smith at email@example.com.