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Schmitz named executive director of Arts Center


The Arts Center has announced the hiring of Mindi Schmitz as its new executive director. Schmitz joined the center on Feb. 1.  

Schmitz grew up in Wahpeton, N.D., and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in communications from North Dakota State University and a Master in Leadership from the University of Jamestown.

Schmitz has been an active member of the Jamestown community for over 20 years, serving as a member of the Jamestown Public School Board and was recently elected to the Jamestown Park and Recreation Commission. She is also an active member in American Association of University Women and Rotary International.

"I’m so excited about this opportunity,” Schmitz said. “The Arts Center is an important part of the fabric of Jamestown, we are so lucky to have these amazing spaces and offer such wonderful programs to our community. I look forward to working with the staff and members to continue to build on the success of The Arts Center."