Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach welcomes 2 new faces

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Callie Johnson has accepted the position of community connections manager at the Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach. She assumed this role on April 19. Johnson has previous work experience in communication and the nonprofit sector as a board member of a St. Augustine-based nonprofit, Team A.Maise, Inc.

Born and raised in Jacksonville, Johnson has always had a passion for her community. She received her bachelor of arts degree from Jacksonville University in communication and master of science degree from the University of North Florida in communication management, specializing in nonprofit management.

Aside from her passion for the art of communication, Johnson is a certified wedding and event planner, a self-taught baker and involved in her church as a member of the worship team. She has also been a volunteer in many different organizations over the course of her life, including Ronald McDonald House Charities, the Florida Forest Service, St. Johns County School District and Women for Glory a local chapter of Grace for Glory Global Ministries.

“During my childhood, volunteering, music and art were a crucial part of my development and will always be a passion of mine,” Johnson said. “I am very excited and proud to serve my community and Renaissance Society members in my role as community connections manager with the Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach.”

CCPVB President and Executive Director Donna Guzzo said, “We are delighted to have Callie join us. Her passion for the arts is noticeable and her energy is contagious. We look forward to a successful journey!”

Johnson can be reached via email
at cjohnson@ccpvb.org, by phone at
(904) 280-0614, ext. 1202, or at the Cultural Center, 3972 3rd St. South in Jacksonville Beach.

Also, Bryannah Ford has accepted the position of programs and membership coordinator at the Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach. She assumed this role on April 13, having previously worked with Primrose Schools.

Having lived in Jacksonville, her entire life, Ford is extremely immersed in the Jacksonville community, as well as the arts sector. Bryannah will receive her bachelor’s of fine arts degree in ceramics from the University of North Florida in July.

Ford has been showcased in various art shows in Jacksonville. Her art is centered around the idea of functionality. Her main goal is to promote handmade objects into being a part of everyday life. Distributing art into the community inspires Ford in her own work. In her new position at the Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach, she is excited to serve the arts community and do her part in uplifting local artists.

“When I purchased my first ceramic pieces from Bryannah, I knew she was the right person for the job,” Guzzo said. “

Ford can be reached via email at bford@ccpvb.org, by phone at (904) 280-0614, ext. 1211 or at the Cultural Center’s location in Jacksonville Beach.

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