Vice President of Government Affairs
and Arts Education
Narric manages the Government Affairs Department’s federal, state and local portfolio, including the Americans for the Arts arts education program. Narric is responsible for promoting the Americans for the Arts message to Congress and the administration, with the goal of influencing public policies that advance direct and indirect support for the arts and arts education. He serves as senior lobbyist for the Americans for the Arts legislative portfolio and researches and pursues untapped federal funding sources and policy opportunities. He also leads the legislative planning process for over 85 national arts organizations taking part in the annual Arts Advocacy Day national summit.
Narric has 19 years of experience in the public policy and congressional arena, having worked on the policy staff of Howard Dean's presidential campaign in Vermont and having served as a legislative aide to Secretary Richard Riley at the U.S. Department of Education. Earlier in his career Narric worked on Capitol Hill, at the Podesta Group and on several state and national political campaigns. Narric holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Vermont and a master’s in public administration from Columbia University.