Executive Director of the Mississippi Arts Commission Steps Down

>
> Jackson, Miss. – Dr. Tom Pearson will be stepping down as Executive Director of the Mississippi Arts Commission effective February 29, 2016.
>
> “It has been an honor to work with such a committed board of commissioners while fulfilling the mission of the agency. I am forever grateful for the trust that has been placed in me,” said Pearson. “Together we have been successful in assembling an extremely talented, passionate and cohesive staff. By embracing forward thinking, it has allowed us to expand the organization’s impact effecting broader and more diverse audiences.”
>
> Pearson will be assuming the position of Executive Director for the Armory Arts Center, an educational arts center, in West Palm Beach, Florida.
>