About Us

We are creatives who aspire to bring about a creativity revolution. We must be innovative in serving as an umbrella organization for a host of partners across the United States and around the world, providing arts programming in schools that inspire creativity and empathy.
Our Executive Board develops programs and strategies in addition to their fiduciary responsibilities.
Comprised of creative business leaders, the ICAF Corporate Board Members advise on strategy and sponsorship, design and branding.
  • Sandy Carter, General Manager, Ecosystem Development and Social Business Evangelist, IBM, Somers, NY
  • David Croslin, President, Innovate The Future and former Chief Technologist, Hewlett-Packard
  • Kingsley Hill, Senior Consultant, Millennium Three Ltd., Gladstone, NJ
  • Grace M. Kataoka, Founder and CEO, Amala Paradigm, LLC, Coto de Caza, CA
  • Jas Singh Mann, Chairman and Managing Partner at Virgin Produced India,Mumbai, India and Managing Partner at Tantrik Group, Malibu, CA
  • Marcia Minter, VP Creative Director, L. L. Bean, Inc., Freeport, Maine
  • Mauro Porcini, Chief Design Officer, PepsiCo, Purchase, NY
  • Finlay Robb, VP Digital and Business Development, Guitar Center, Westlake Village, CA
  • Susan Sheffield, Design Director, Target Corporation, Minneapolis, MN
  • Peter J. Tichansky, President/CEO, Business Council for International Understanding, NY, NY
The creative educators and researchers that make up the ICAF Advisory Board ensure that we stay abreast and keep learning every day.
Board members and guests at ICAF Awards Ceremony, Washington Convention Center, Sept 2003    Professionals