Arts Erie has a new leader who is ready to make sure the community stays enriched in the arts.
Amanda Brown Sissem has been named the new executive director of Arts Erie.
The organization is aimed at maintaining the arts and keeping them a prevalent part of the Erie and Northwest Pennsylvania community.
The announcement comes just hours before Fall for the Arts, the annual event which is held at the Barber National Institute.
Sissem previously served as a program officer for the Erie Community Foundation.