The Artesia Arts Council Board is committed to helping grow the arts in our community!
- President Hayley Klein
- Treasurer Reid Edwards
- Secretary Kelly Speckhart
- Tao Chumbley
- Jayde Burnell
If you have a passion for the arts and are interested in becoming a board member please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center.
Allow us to introduce ourselves!
Although small, the Artesia Arts Council Staff is busy working on bringing unique and creative lessons, professional shows, artist exhibitions and so much more!
She graduated from Eastern New Mexico University with a BA in Anthropology and minor in History. After graduation she returned to Artesia and worked for Concho Resources for 6 years. In 2019 she accepted the position of Membership and Patron Services Director for the Artesia Arts Council and two years later would take on the Director of Operations position committing herself to helping the Council build and implement the Strategic Plan developed in 2020.Kandese is passionate about serving the community and we are excited to announce her new position as Executive Director!
Education & Youth Director