Ada Smith to Attend the National Council on the Arts – Capitol Hill

On Thursday, October 26, 2017, the 192nd public meeting of the National Council on the Arts will take place on Capitol Hill at the Russell Senate Office Building, 2 Constitution Ave NE, Washington, DC, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm EDT.

10:00-10:30 am Opening Business

10:30-11:00 am Presentation from Missoula Children’s Theatre

Michael McGill, Executive Director, Missoula Children’s Theatre*
Jack L. Briggs II, Maj Gen USAF (Ret)

11:00-11:30 am Presentation from Appalshop

Ada Smith, Appalshop

11:30 am -12:00 pm Remarks from Members of Congress

12:00 pm Adjournment


Ada Smith is from Whitesburg, Kentucky and currently serves as the Institutional
Development Director of Appalshop. Smith is a founding member of the STAY
Project (Stay Together Appalachian Youth), a youth-led, multi-issue regional
network. She is a board member of: Southerners on New Ground (SONG), the
Mountain Association of Community Economic Development (MACED), and the
Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange. A graduate of Hampshire College, Smith was
selected as a 2013 Arts & Culture Fellow by the Rockwood Leadership Institute
and a 2016 BALLE Local Economy Fellow.