Organization

ORGANIZATION

ORGANIZATION

vision, mission, and values of

NOTO
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT

Vision Statement

A vibrant and prospering arts and entertainment district that is a community partner and a regional leader.

Mission Statement

Function as a community partner focusing on enhancing the quality of life for the region by encouraging and facilitating development of the NOTO Arts & Entertainment District.

Core Values

Leadership — Our actions support holistic purpose to serve the betterment of the district and community.

Integrity — Others can count on us to be honest in our transactions, dependable in our commitments, transparent in our decisions and accountable to our mission.    

Adaptability — We strive to be flexible to meet the ever-changing needs of individuals and environments; to embrace the constant of change as an opportunity for growth.

Communication — We value the open, honest and regular exchange of information and ideas.

Equity — We value full inclusion of anyone who has an interest and investment in the district.

Authenticity — We value the dynamism of a district characterized by art, craftsmanship and history; we are eclectic, unique and distinctive.

vision, mission, and values of

NOTO
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT

Vision Statement

A vibrant and prospering arts and entertainment district that is a community partner and a regional leader.

Mission Statement

Function as a community partner focusing on enhancing the quality of life for the region by encouraging and facilitating development of the NOTO Arts & Entertainment District.

Core Values

Leadership — Our actions support holistic purpose to serve the betterment of the district and community.

Integrity — Others can count on us to be honest in our transactions, dependable in our commitments, transparent in our decisions and accountable to our mission.    

Adaptability — We strive to be flexible to meet the ever-changing needs of individuals and environments; to embrace the constant of change as an opportunity for growth.

Communication — We value the open, honest and regular exchange of information and ideas.

Equity — We value full inclusion of anyone who has an interest and investment in the district.

Authenticity — We value the dynamism of a district characterized by art, craftsmanship and history; we are eclectic, unique and distinctive.

NOTO TEAM

STAFF

Thomas Underwood, Executive Director
Staci Ogle, Program Coordinator

Glenda Lawton, Administrative Assistant

BOARD

Caleb Asher (Board Chair), Sprout Communications
Shelly Bedsaul, Foole's Dream
Jon Bohlander, The Wheel Barrel
Gayle Burns, Realty Professionals
Bryan Falk, Falk Architects
Ryan Fickel, Advisors Excel
Mike Foster (Chair Elect), Topeka Rescue Mission
Jean Gardner, Rusty Haggles Antiques
Kirk Johnson (Treasurer), CoreFirst Bank & Trust

Claudia Larkin (Secretary), Free Bird Business Solutions
Lindsey Martin, Silver Lake Bank
Matt McGivern, Senne Company
Danielle Norwood, WIBW Radio
Jona Rupnicki, J & J’s

Debbie Schwartz, Kaw Valley State Bank
Stan Teeter, Retired
Jenny Torrence, Serendipity/Pinkadilly/NOTO Burrito
Barbara Waterman-Peters, Studio 831

 

behind the scenes of

NOTO ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT

The NOTO Arts & Entertainment District is a non-profit organization that supports and advocates for the district. It is managed by an executive director and is supported by a board of directors from within the district as well as the broader community. There are three standing committees comprised of board members and volunteers. These committees include:

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Facility and District Enhancement

Maintain and improve the NOTO Arts Center facility and facilitate physical enhancements of the district.

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Programs

Provide enrichment opportunities in the arts and history through organizational development and community enhancement.

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Promotions

Identify and implement diverse approaches that communicate value of the district while maintaining the integrity of the NOTO brand.

behind the scenes of

NOTO

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT

The NOTO Arts & Entertainment District is a non-profit organization that supports and advocates for the district. It is managed by an executive director and is supported by a board of directors from within the district as well as the broader community. There are three standing committees comprised of board members and volunteers. These committees include:

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District Enhancement

Maintain and improve the NOTO Arts Center facility and facilitate physical enhancements of the district.

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Programs

Provide enrichment opportunities in the arts and history through organizational development and community enhancement.

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Promotions

Identify and implement diverse approaches that communicate value of the district while maintaining the integrity of the NOTO brand.