Dare County Arts Council Announces Executive Director Transition


Dare County Arts Council's Board of Directors announces that Executive Director Chris Sawin will be leaving DCAC on July 31 to pursue his new position as President and CEO of the Outer Banks Community Foundation. The Board of Directors has initiated a search for a new Executive Director and will post details about the position by July 1.


Starting August 1, Dare County Arts Council’s Program Director Jessica Sands will be the Interim Executive Director while DCAC conducts the search for a new Executive Director.


"We are extremely grateful for everything Chris has done during his tenure at Dare County Arts Council,” said Dare County Arts Council President Richard Phillips. “Over the last 10 years Chris has led Dare County Arts Council with dedication, enthusiasm, and determination. Our organization has grown significantly under Chris' leadership, and we wish him the best in his new endeavor at the Outer Banks Community Foundation. We look forward to continuing to work with Chris in his