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James Shermer

Broward County
Grants Administration
James Shermer
Grants Administrator, Broward Cultural Division - James Shermer joined Broward Cultural Division in January 1999. Prior to coming to the Cultural Division, he was the Assistant Director of Performing Arts at the Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute (Museum of Art, School of Art, and Performing Arts) in Utica, NY, a position he held since 1989. Mr. Shermer has a B.B.A. from Texas Christian University and holds a M.M. in music and an M.B.A. from the University of Miami; he also completed the Mid-Career program at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University. The vision of the Creative Broward 2020 plan is integrating cultural and economic development throughout Broward County, and based on the understanding that culture is a local resource and an economic asset, the plan draws on the unique diversity of its residents.