McChesney Named Visual Arts Center of NJ Director of Development
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 • 9:29am
SUMMIT, NJ - The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey has announced that Cynthia McChesney has joined the staff as Director of Development and Communications.
McChesney is passionate about cultivating donor interest in the arts and believes strongly in the power of art to changes peoples’ lives. “I vividly remember my elementary art school teacher and the impression that visual arts left on me.”
McChesney received a BA with high honors in English Literature from the University of Michigan. She has volunteered for several New Jersey non-profit organizations, helping with grassroots fundraising and stewardship efforts. These include Christ Church in Shorts Hills, the Episcopal Diocese of Newark and Heifer International. She resides in Short Hills with her family.
She will begin her post at the Art Center this July.