Introducing our new board and membership events we are planning this year. We will be launching our first Newsletter, which will take place of usual email communications... So look in you inbox for the first monthly newsletter end of January! If you do not receive one email firstname.lastname@example.org to insure we have your email address and it's correct.
First let me introduce MNATA’s new board:
President: Heather Matson
Vice-president: Juliana Thrall
Treasurer: Karen Haeg
Secretary: Auden O’Connell
Membership: Kristin Kane
Governmental Affairs Chair/Licensure:
Greater MN Network: Theresa Mueller
Student Relations: Carrie Windett
Programming Chair: Erin Rafferty
Events and Fundraising: Maddie Davis
Our Committees are looking for members to help with our goals this year.
Committee Chairs we are still looking to fill are the following: Communications, Ethics, also Sub Committee Chairs for a “Walk” Fundraiser in the Fall/Winter and the Summer Creative Arts Networking Picnic in June. If you are interested in a Chair position please email us…. MNATAinfo@gmail.com. If you are interested in attending the meeting and would like to give input please just show-up! Open to all!!!
If you are interested in being a part of planning for the excitement and helping in building our MN Art Therapist community we would love to see you at our next meeting:
Committee Break Out Sessions
Saturday, February 3rd at 10am,
275 4th St E #301, St Paul 55101
Art Therapy Professional Consult Group Starting February 23rd 9:30-11:30am
We are putting a call out for submitting information about Art Therapist led projects, art work/shows, workshops, retreats and professional papers or book publications from our art therapy community to share with our extended MN art therapy community. Submissions will post in the newsletter, blog and social media ran by MNATA.
Here is a list of events this year that you will find on our google calendar on the front page of our website http://www.mnata.org:
Jan. 19th - HCMC Skyway Gallery “Art Therapist Identity” Opening (closes April 19th)
Jan 27th - MN Art Therapy License Presentation. 11-12pm
Jan 27th - Membership Appreciation (Holiday) Annual Party. 12-3pm
Feb 3rd - Committee Break Out Sessions
Feb 17th - “Art Therapy The Movie”. 4:30pm-7pm
March 3rd - Arts Advocacy Membership Event
April 7th - Board Meeting
May 5th - Committee Break Out Sessions
June 2nd. - Creative Arts Therapy Networking Picnic
Aug 25th - Board Meeting
Oct 6th - Board Meeting
Oct 6th - Directive Swap (following the Board Meeting)
Nov 3rd - Committee Break Out Sessions
Dec. - Member art show
Dec. - WALK Fundraiser
We are also planning some member MEET-UPS at community events that will be announced on Social Media!
(Example August 25th Franconia Music and Arts Festival at the Franconia Sculpture Park.)