Greater Minnesota Organizational member Sean Dowse is a past MCA Board President. Dowse has an exemplary dedication to the arts. He has served as Executive Director of the T.B. Sheldon Theatre, a board member for the Anderson Center and Red Wing Arts Association, a director of community theater productions and high school musicals, an arts educator, and a fundraiser for local arts activities. Dowse believes that the arts are a vital element of local community building, and that government should be a partner in nurturing an enlightened and engaged electorate. He has been a member of the board since 1997.