Elisa Greben Crystal serves as the Executive Director for the Armory Center for the Arts, a community arts center that encourages broad public participation through innovative approaches to creating, exploring and presenting the visual and performing arts. For over 25 years, Ms. Crystal has worked to bring communities together through the arts, and has forged pathbreaking partnerships with schools and municipal agencies. Ms. Crystal’s life-long engagement in community service was inspired by her father, who directed the urban parks system in Los Angeles County during the 1960s and ’70s.
* Elisa Callow has since retired from her position and is now a consultant.