WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – ArtsWestchester of White Plains has appointed Susan Abbott as its associate director of programs.
Abbott comes to ArtsWestchester with extensive experience in nonprofit management.
Her role will include overseeing all activities related to grants management, as well as cultural affiliate relations, including collaborative and professional development projects.
Most recently, Abbott served as business Mmanager for the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy at Columbia University, where she assisted faculty and students with government and private foundation grant applications and oversaw issues related to budgets, contracts and grants.
She brings a creative outlook to some of ArtsWestchester’s most ambitious campaigns, working closely with project support grants and solidifying its GoGrants portal to increase efficiency.
Abbott has a longtime love of the arts; she has served six years as managing director of Boomerang Theatre Company, she worked closely with the Juilliard School’s Drama, Dance and Opera divisions and she has an MFA in Performing Arts Management from Brooklyn College.
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