Meet the Emerging Leaders Network Team

Hilary Amnah

Arts Program Specialist, California Arts Council

California Arts Council
1300 I Street, Suite 930
Sacramento, CA 930

Hilary Amnah is an Arts Program Specialist at the California Arts Council. She is passionate about serving communities of all shapes, sizes, cultures, abilities, and geographies, and feels fortunate to do this in California. In her role at California’s state arts agency, Hilary serves local communities through the Creative California Communities program and the State Cultural Districts initiative. She also manages the Arts and Public Media grant program. Prior to moving to California, Hilary supported local arts agencies, the Change Leader program, and various other community-level arts activities at the Utah Division of Arts & Museums. She has also previously worked at the Oregon Folklife Network serving tradition bearers and their communities. Hilary hails from the Appalachian foothills of Southeast Ohio. She holds a BA in Music from The Ohio State University and an MS in Arts Management with a Community Arts concentration from the University of Oregon.