DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - Jul 19, 2011) - Lindsey Mikal, practice director of Communications Strategy Group's Education practice, has been elected to Colorado Humanities' Board of Directors for a four-year term that began June 25. Colorado Humanities is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to supporting high-quality literary, cultural and historical programs throughout Colorado. Members of the Board help bring the humanities to life in Colorado by developing, supporting and evaluating a broad range of humanities programs and activities for K-12 students and adults, considering grant proposals, serving on committees and aiding fundraising efforts.

"It is an honor and a privilege to be selected to join this distinguished board. Colorado Humanities makes vibrant cultural programs available in schools, libraries and communities across the state and I am thrilled to support these critically important efforts," said Lindsey Mikal. "I look forward to serving on the Board and helping increase access to the humanities in Colorado."

Colorado Humanities is supported by federal and private funds and is an independent affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

"Our board is a very dedicated and collegial group of people who represent many backgrounds and perspectives. Lindsey's energy and experience are a wonderful addition to Colorado Humanities," said Maggie Coval, executive director of Colorado Humanities.

The Colorado Humanities Board of Directors is comprised of 25 members; 19 elected by the Board, 6 appointed by the Governor of Colorado. Nominations are accepted on an on-going basis and are considered as positions become vacant. Mikal was elected to the Board during its June meeting.

As practice director of CSG|PR's Education practice, Lindsey leads the development and execution of public relations and media strategy for clients in the K-20 higher education space. Before joining CSG|PR, Lindsey worked in Washington, D.C., most recently as assistant director of media relations at the National Endowment for the Humanities, an independent grant-making agency of the federal government. Previously, she served as director of communications at the Senior Executives Association, a Washington, D.C.,-based non-profit professional association.

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About Colorado Humanities
Colorado Humanities supports high-quality literary, cultural and historical programs throughout Colorado in an effort to bring the humanities to communities across the state. The mission of Colorado Humanities is to inspire the people of Colorado to explore ideas and to appreciate their diverse cultural heritage. Colorado Humanities & Center for the Book's programs, including Motheread/Fatheread® Colorado, Black History Live and High Plains Chautauqua, encourage and enable people to read, listen and learn in cultural activities and to participate in civic dialogue. Colorado Humanities strives to bring the humanities to life in Colorado. Colorado Humanities is an independent, nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. More information about Colorado Humanities can be found by visiting

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