Lynda Summerlin Lotich is the Interim Executive Director of the Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts at the UNC School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, NC. Educated in the performing arts in music, she brings to her position over 30 years of experience around leadership roles in arts administration collaborating with artists, effectively achieving fundraising goals and developing and implementing strategic plans.
Previously, Lotich was the Associate Director for the Kenan Institute for 17 years, serving as Interim Director from 2011-13. She has also served as Director of Development and Special Projects for the Eastern Music Festival, Program Director of the A+ Schools Program and Administrator in the development of Pack Place Education, Arts and Science Center, a cultural complex of museums and performance and exhibition spaces. She has also held several positions as board member and president of non-profit arts organizations.