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The West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology is excited to welcome Becca Guyette to their team as the Teen Program Director. She brings more than seven years of experience to the organization.

The West Michigan Center for Arts and Technology (WMCAT) recently welcomed Becca Guyette to their team as the Teen Program Director. She has worked as a director and instructor of community-based youth arts programs in the Grand Rapids area for many years. WMCAT is extremely excited to welcome Guyette to their team, as she brings more than seven years of experience.

Guyette previously worked at the Urban Institute of Contemporary Arts (UICA) as the Director of Educational Programs. At UICA, her work included family, youth, teen, school and adult programs. She also was responsible for volunteer management, visitor services and gift shop management, as well as event planning, fund development efforts and more.

“We are very excited to have Becca on our team,” says Kim Dabbs, executive director for WMCAT. “She brings her passion and experience of working with teens with her to benefit our organization. She has worked within the community for a number of years, and we are looking forward to seeing the positive changes she will bring to our organization.”

Guyette holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Visual Arts Education with an emphasis in metal and jewelry design from Grand Valley State University. In 2009, Guyette was recognized by the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network for her outstanding leadership. In 2011, she was a key contributor to the UICA’s teen program receiving the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award, which is the nation’s highest honor for out-of-school arts programs.

Around the community, Guyette has been involved in events associated with the Avenue for the Arts and assisted with an experimental gallery space, FLUX.

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