David Marty, MCA Vice-Chair, a Greater Minnesota At-Large member, has been President & CEO of the Reif Arts Council in Grand Rapids, Minnesota since 1996. He is on the board of the MCN (Minnesota Council of Nonprofits), and is active with both Minnesota Presenters Network and the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council. In Grand Rapids, Marty is extensively involved with the Chamber of Commerce, Visit Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids Players and the Rotary Club, and is active both on and off the stage. Years ago he worked with arts organizations in Holland and Grand Rapids, Michigan, and in North Dakota, and once taught arts appreciation classes in Vienna, Austria. Marty’s extensive work in community-based arts organizations around the world helps him recognize the importance of public support for the arts.