The City of Orlando’s Downtown Arts District has elected Shanon M. Larimer, Principal at Baker Barrios Architects, as its Chairman of the Board.  He will serve as chairman through 2017 and will oversee the executive director, senior leadership team, and governance of a 22-member board.  Larimer will guide the overall vision and strategic direction of the organization, champion public/private partnerships, ensure fiscal stewardship, support diversity and inclusion initiatives, and oversee operations of two historic 20,000 square-foot visual and performing arts centers. Larimer served as the organizations Executive Director from 2008-2011, and as an executive officer since 2011. 

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