Dean Bennett appointed to the Washington State Arts Commission

ArtsWA-TransLogo-StateAndWebsite-SocialMediaSOAC Dean Cameron Bennett was honored by an appointment to the Washington State Arts Commission by Governor Gregoire in June. Bennett is one of 19 members appointed by the governor on a board of 23, four of which are legislators.

According to the Governor’s website, “Governor Gregoire takes great pride in appointing qualified, responsible members who reflect the diverse lifestyles of our state and who hold a strong belief in the public process.”

The Washington State Arts Commission ( serves the public as a catalyst for the arts, advancing the role of the arts in the lives of individuals and communities throughout the state. The Commission collaborates with artists and arts organizations to conserve and develop critical artistic resources, further policies that promote statewide arts awareness, and develop sustainable arts resources.