Community Advocates

Community Advocates promote artistic citizenship in Snohomish County – using the power of music to strengthen our communities – especially our most vulnerable members; while maintaining a strong base of support

Examples of possible activities:

  • Provide Music Project staff with perspectives on community needs.
  • Advocate for the Music Project among professional and personal networks.
  • Generate awareness of the Music Project by distributing and communicating information.
  • Promote speaking and presenting opportunities for Music Project staff.
  • Host small gatherings of potential supporters.
  • Introduce Music Project staff to people with a connection to the mission and potential to support.
  • Connect Music Project staff to businesses and community members
  • Advise Music Project staff on matters pertaining to potential supporters and resources.


Bob Bolerjack
City of Everett Governmental Affairs

Carolyn Weikel
Snohomish County Auditor

Dr. Gary Cohn
Everett Public Schools

Janet Duncan
Senior Services

Joe McIalwain
Edmonds Performing Arts Center

Mary Shoenfeldt
School Crisis Expert

Pam LeSense
Everett School District Board

Reid Shockey
Shockey Planning Group

Are you an advocate of artistic citizenship? Do you want to connect with others who share a love for music and helping others? Contact [email protected] for additional details of how you can support an arts-rich community by becoming a Music Project Advocate.