About ACAF

Mission Statement

The mission of the Atlantic City Arts Foundation is to foster an environment in which diverse arts and cultural programs enrich the quality of life for residents of and visitors to Atlantic City.


Vision Statement

The Atlantic City Arts Foundation envisions Atlantic City as a community in which residents, businesses, government, employees, and visitors value arts and culture as a means to stimulate economic development, encourage civic engagement, and promote community well-being.


The Atlantic City Arts Foundation Board Members:

Daryl Bulthuis, Atlantic City Weekly – President

Nicholas Palmisano, 11th Floor Creative Group – Vice President

Anne Rosenberg, Atlantic City Education Foundation – Treasurer

Evan Sanchez, Authentic City Partners –Secretary

Mark Callazzo, Alpha Funding Solutions

Monica Casiello, US Title Solutions LLC

Chung-Fan Chang, Stockton University

Miko Colon, @TheMoonBeast

Lisa Honaker, Stockton University

Sonny Ireland, Atlantic City Fire Department, Retired

Marjorie Preston, M. Preston Writing

Lee Sanchez, STW Hospitality

Herbert Ushewokunze, FantaSea Resorts


Joyce Hagen – Executive Director

Zachary Katzen – Program Director 

Advisory Board

Marc Berman, Eat, Drink, and Be You Magazine

Reverend Collins A. Days, Sr., Second Baptist Church

Mark Ganter, Little Water Distillery

Stephanie Koch, JEVS Human Services

Valeria Marcus, Art by Valeria

Alex Marino, Stockton University

Robert Marshall, Woodlynne Associates LLC

Viktoryia Olunina, CPA, Capaldi, Reynolds & Pelosi, PA

Jacob S. Perskie, Esq., Fox Rothschild

Karen Pinzolo, South Jersey Cultural Alliance

Whitney Ullman, @GoToWhitney

Wendel White, Stockton University