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Susan Clampitt, Ward 6

Susan Clampitt serves as a consultant to nonprofits and foundations in organizational capacity building. She held senior executive positions as director of Arts and Humanities appointments at the White House; executive director and general manager of WAMU 88.5 in Washington, DC; deputy chair for programs at the National Endowment for the Arts; founder and chair of the Museum Education Graduate Programs at Bank Street College of Education; associate director of media and communications at the Museum of Modern Art, and curator at the Montclair Art Museum.

At Arena Stage Clampitt has served as a board member for 13 years and has chaired numerous board committees. Clampitt is also a Woodrow Wilson Foundation Fellow and has been an Aspen Institute Fellow. She has received the Fast 50 Award for entrepreneurship from Fast Company magazine, and is a winner of the Mayor’s Arts Award for service to the arts.

Clampitt received a bachelor’s degree from Douglass College at Rutgers and a master’s degree from Bank Street College of Education. Clampitt has completed six years of conservatory acting training.