David Muck has been elected the new board chairman of the Center for Contemporary Arts Santa Fe.

He succeeds Maria Gale in the position and is joined by fellow officers Doris Francis, vice chairwoman; Dyanna Taylor, secretary; and Margo Thoma, treasurer.

“In addition to creative collaborative outreach, we will focus on fundraising and bringing greater financial stability to the organization in a meaningful and long-lasting manner,” Muck said in a news release issued Thursday. “It is this firm fiscal footing that we seek to build which will allow us to ensure that we can nurture and support creativity in its many forms and witness its long-lasting and transformative qualities for the community.”

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