Chairman, National Endowment for the Arts
Jane Chu is chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts. Before her 2014 Senate confirmation, she was president and CEO of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City, MO. Chu was previously a fund executive at the Kauffman Fund for Kansas City from 2004 to 2006, vice president of external relations for Union Station Kansas City from 2002 to 2004, and vice president of community investment for the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation from 1997 to 2002. She also served as a trustee at William Jewell College and on the boards of the Ewing Marion Kauffman School and the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.