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Armory Art Center Announces 2007-2008 Board of Directors
(West Palm Beach, FL) – The Armory Art Center’s 2007 – 2008 board of directors was recently announced by Commissioner Jeff Koons, board president for the West Palm Beach-based visual arts education and exhibition campus. Two new members to the board include Palm Beach residents Chester J. Luby and Joan Luby.
“I am pleased to welcome these new members to our board,” said Koons. “We have an exciting year ahead of us as we strive to provide our community with quality experiences in the visual arts. Chester brings a business background and Joan brings artistic talent to the board – both will be an asset to the Armory.”
Mr. Luby is the founder and former chairman and CEO of Interstate National Deal Services and National Services Contract Insurance Company RRG. He was a director of the New York Stock Exchange and is currently a member of the bar in New York and Florida.
Mrs. Luby is a professional artist with extensive gallery exhibition experience and private commissions. Her work is also part of the collection at the Philatelic Museum in the Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland.
Along with Koons, executive committee members for the Armory board are: Ken Santucci, chairman; Ann Brown, vice president; Robert Wechsler, treasurer; and Nancy Lambrecht, secretary.
Other members of the current Armory Art Center board of directors include: Adeline Ansin, Joseph Brandom, Gilbert Brownstone, Stephania Conrad, Annie Falk, Simone Goldblum, Muriel Kaplan, Catherine Lowe, M.D., P.A., Jeanne Martin, Zelda Mason, Mary Montgomery, Herman Porten, Linda Silpe, Melvin Sirow and James Swope.
The Armory Art Center is a not-for-profit community-based visual arts center providing opportunities for individual growth, self-expression, increased awareness and appreciation of the arts through participation in studio, exhibition, lecture and other educational programs. The Center seeks to educate, enrich and engage a diverse population through the "experience of art," and is sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Arts Council, and the Palm Beach County Tourist Development Council. For more information on the Armory Art Center and call 561.832.1776 ext. 21 or visit the Armory’s website at www.armoryart.org.