Executive Director

Phinney Brown began her role as Executive Director for the Arts Center Task Force in July of 2021. She joins Arts Center Task Force as a nonprofit professional with a passion for the arts. She brings welcome expertise in fundraising, marketing, networking, event planning, and more.

Phinney has called the Tri-Cities home since 2006, having grown up in Hermiston, OR. She has been involved in the local performing arts community for many years as an actor, singer, director, and costumer. She is also a visual artist, working primarily in Indigenous style beadwork and moccasin making, and is a lineal descendant of the Coeur D'Alene Tribe. Phinney has worked with many local arts organizations over the years including The Rude Mechanicals, Richland Players, and Columbia Basin College Summer Showcase.

Phinney's professional background is in nonprofit management, marketing, and event planning, and she is eager to use her skills and experience to help bring a much-needed performing arts center to the Tri-Cities.

She can be reached via email at phinney@artscentertaskforce.com