Oct 10th, 2021
In honor of Library Appreciation Month, Library Director Kristin Shelley talks with Deborah Mikula, Executive Director of the Michigan Library Association (MLA). For over 35 years, Deborah has been a passionate advocate of arts and culture in the state and on a national basis – leading the Arts Council of Greater Lansing, ArtServe Michigan, Michigan Association of Community Arts Agencies, and the League of Historic American Theatres.
Deborah has a bachelor's degree in Theatre from Michigan State University and earned her Graduate Certificate in Arts Management from The American University in Washington DC. She currently serves as a board member on the Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs, is the President of the Cultural Advocacy Network of Michigan, and also serves on the faculty at Michigan State University, teaching Arts and Cultural Management.