Contact Information

Council offices are located in Mountain View. Office hours are 8 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. We are a state agency and are closed on state holidays.

For information about the arts in Alaska, grant applications and guidelines or programs of the Council or for general questions, contact ASCA at

Electronic Access

You can reach the Alaska State Council on the Arts on the Internet via e-mail. ASCA's Communique is also available electronically. Call the office or send an e-mail message to sign up for this service.

Executive Director
Shannon Daut
Telephone: (907) 269-6607
E-mail: Shannon Daut

Community and Native Arts Program Director
L. Saunders McNeill
Telephone: (907) 269-6603
E-mail: Saunders McNeill

Visual and Literary Arts Program Director
Andrea Noble-Pelant
(907) 269-6605
E-mail: Andrea Noble-Pelant

Arts Education Program Director
Laura Forbes
Telephone: (907) 269-6682
Fax: (907) 269-6601
E-mail: Laura Forbes

Alaska Contemporary Art Bank Manager
Janelle Matz
Telephone: (907) 269-6604
Fax: (907) 269-6601
E-mail: Janelle Matz

Office Manager
Gina Brown
Telephone: (907) 269-6608
E-mail: Gina Brown

Office Assistant
Keren Lowell
Telephone: (907) 269-6610
E-mail: Keren Lowell