Kay Osborne, Director of Arts Administration at Drury University, presents this online video about best board practices. Produced in partnership with the Springfield Regional Arts Council, Missouri Arts Council and Bank of America.
Kay Osborne is the Director of the Arts Administration Program, where she advises students and teaches accounting, nonprofit management and entrepreneurship. She has been a nonprofit professional, educator and volunteer for more than 20 years and an active advocate for nonprofit agencies in Springfield since 1989. Kay has worked as the Business Manager of the Landers Theatre and Executive Director of the Springfield Ballet, as well as served in numerous board and advisory positions. Kay holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and a Master’s Degree of Accountancy, both from Missouri State University.
In addition to her work at Drury, Kay owns a consulting service that provides governance training for nonprofit arts and humanities agencies. Kay is still very active in the arts community, serving on the Board of Directors for the Missouri Association of Community Arts Agencies, Springfield Ballet and the Gillioz Theatre. In addition, Kay is on the planning team for the Arts Programming Sustainability Initiative and volunteers for many local arts events.
M.S., Accountancy, Missouri State University, 1985
B.S., Marketing, Missouri State University, 2006