Liz Fitzgerald joined the Cabarrus Arts Council as its executive director in January 2022. She comes to Cabarrus with over 25 years of experience working in community service, higher education and community arts organizations. As Director of Community and Artist Support at the Arts & Science Council of Charlotte, Liz supported creative individuals and non-profit arts organizations through grant opportunities, professional development and capacity building initiatives.
Liz completed her BA at Luther College, and her MA at the University of Iowa, where her studies focused on community service-learning opportunities and higher education. In addition to a career in non-profit and higher education fields, Liz has served in multiple board leadership capacities with performing arts, LGBTQ+, and women’s advocacy organizations.
In her free time Liz performs with One Voice Chorus of Charlotte, a community-based LGBTQ+ and ally choral ensemble.