December 16, 2014 - IAS Associate Director for Advancement Priya Frank has been named to the Seattle Arts Commission. A graduate of IAS’s Master of Arts in Cultural Studies, Frank is also a board member and the Diversity Committee Chair at On the Boards, has co-founded a local women of color in the arts gathering group, and is a member of Leadership Tomorrow’s class of 2015. She holds a B.A. in Communications and American Ethnic Studies from UW Seattle, in addition to her M.A. in Cultural Studies from UW Bothell. The Seattle Arts Commissioners help shape policy decisions, make recommendations, and provide citizen participation in city government.