George Dudley Production ManagerRead More
To call Mr. Dudley a “Production Manager” is like calling Jeff Bezos a Business Owner. The talents and skills that George bring to the arts council stretch far and wide. His attention to detail and love for sound and music make George a perfect fit for us at the Arts Council.
Bruce Andrews Executive DirectorRead More
Bruce Andrews wide array of experience includes:
• Singer-song writer and Inductee in the Alabama Blues Hall of Fame with 40 plus years of performance experience.
• Grant writing and Arts program planning
• Venue management and coordination with artists including event promotion
• Commercial Music marketing with The Benson Music Group (now Provident Music
• Extensive Mural painting experience working in concert with interior designers
Lindsay Dyess Arts and Education ManagerRead More
Lindsay Dyess is a graduate of the University of Montevallo with a Bachelors of Fine Art. She began volunteering with the SCAC in 2013 and in June of 2016 joined the staff. In Fall of 2019 she took the position of full-time Office Administrator and Arts and Education Manager . Lindsay is responsible for managing classes and instructors, overseeing gallery exhibits and working our events. In her leisure time (which is not much) she enjoys photography, traveling, and creating artwork which she sales at local art shows and online in her Etsy Store (LindsayDyessArt).
Leslie Belk Arts and Education CoordinatorRead More
Leslie is a graduate of Samford University with a degree in Music Education specializing in vocal performance. She has taught private voice lessons and worked in education for over 20 years. Her specialty is teaching a variety of repertoire that focuses on her students interests and vocal style. Leslie has had the opportunity to teach all ages in education and her true passion is in the area of Musical Theatre. As a drama queen herself, she loves to encourage the creativity that comes along with discovering the true meaning of each and every song and portraying that character through the performance.
Leslie is not only the SCAC’s Arts and Education Coordinator, she also teachers the musical theater classes and summer camps.
Leslie currently resides in Chelsea with her loving husband Justin and two amazing kids Hannah and Gabe. They also have a cat named Mellie who LOVES to eat!
Julie Howard Business ManagerRead More
Julie is a graduate of Auburn University with a BSBA in Marketing and has two decades of experience in multi-media sales & marketing, event project management & accounts receivable for the local television and newspaper advertising industry. She is currently earning her Masters in Accounting at UAB Collat School of Business. She has a strong passion for volunteering. She has served as a Board of Directors for Easterseals of the Birmingham Area, an Auction Fundraiser & Transport Volunteer for the All American Dachshund Rescue and Supporter of the Salvation Army, she has adopted over 20 Salvation Army Angels. Julie absolutely loves to craft and will craft anything if you give her the chance! Residents Helena, AL since 2009, she and her husband love antiquing and their long-haired dachshunds.