THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES KATHLEEN STEVENS DOUGHERTY AND RUTH E. ROITENBERG TO THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON THE ARTS OF THE JOHN F.
KENNEDY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
The President announced today his intent to appoint Kathleen Stevens Dougherty and Ruth E. Roitenberg to the Advisory Committee on the Arts of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Kathleen Stevens Dougherty of Wayzata, Minnesota, currently serves on the Board of Milkweed Editions, a non-profit literary press. She has volunteered for many different arts-related organizations in Minnesota, including the Women's Association of the Minnesota Symphony Orchestra, the Guthrie Theater and the Minneapolis Institute of the Arts. Additionally, she has served on the Board of the Minnesota Opera. Ms. Dougherty earned her B.A. from the College of St. Catherine and is currently studying jewelry design at the Minnetonka Center for the Arts.
Ruth E. Roitenberg of Minneapolis, Minnesota, is active in community activities and currently works at the Kaleidoscope Theater, which is part of the Boys and Girls Club of Minneapolis. She has also served on the Board of Directors of Planned Parenthood of Minnesota and served as Vice Chair and a member of the Board of Directors of the Minnesota Center for Art Education.
The Advisory Committee on the Arts of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is charged with advising and consulting with the Board of Trustees for the Center. The Committee makes recommendations to the Board regarding existing and prospective cultural activities to be featured at the Center. In addition, the members of the Committee assist in the Center's fundraising and act as liaisons to performance groups and performing arts centers throughout the nation.