Stories tagged: Forrest Rodgers
THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2016, 9:50 A.M.
MAC exec violated state laws, auditor says
OLYMPIA – The Museum of Arts and Culture’s executive director has “violated multiple state laws and gifted public funds”, an report by the state auditor’s office said this morning.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016, 6:26 P.M.
MAC board, former director view reasons for firing differently
Tumultuous in-fighting on the board of directors preceded Forrest Rodgers’s firing as director of the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture.
THURSDAY, FEB. 11, 2016, 10:42 A.M.
MAC board votes to oust executive director Forrest Rodgers – again
Executive director once again fired from regional arts and culture museum; he was fired and rehired in 2012.
THURSDAY, JULY 19, 2012
MAC wants Rodgers to return
Three months after firing its director, the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture board wants him back. The MAC board voted 11-3 Wednesday to ask Forrest B. Rodgers to return …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 18, 2012, 1:17 P.M.
MAC board votes to reinstate former director
BREAKING NEWS: The board of the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture voted 11-3 to reinstate Forrest Rodgers, the director fired in April.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 4, 2012
MAC board meets over Rodgers lawsuit
The embattled board of the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture got an earful Tuesday from museum supporters as the board president vowed to resolve a lawsuit filed last week …
THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012, 1:45 P.M.
New MAC board members could shift power
Four new members of the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture board could shift how the museum resolves its dispute with its terminated leader. The new president of the board, …
FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 2012
Rodgers rejects MAC offer of two months pay
The terminated director of the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture has declined an offer to go away quietly. Last week, an attorney representing the MAC board offered the museum’s …
SATURDAY, JUNE 9, 2012
MAC board’s letter outlines reasons for firing Rodgers
The Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture board is accusing its popular former director of “poor performance” and is standing behind his controversial termination. In a letter sent this week …
FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 2012, 1 P.M.
MAC board offers Rodgers two-months pay, not his job
The Northwest Museum of Arts and Cultures board is standing behind its termination of its popular director.
THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 2012
MAC board officers elected
The board that leads the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture is under new leadership, but the fate of its recently terminated director remained unclear after a two-hour private board …
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 6, 2012
MAC board to meet amid outcry
Change could be afoot among those leading the embattled Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture. The museum’s board of trustees meets today and will consider a slate of new board …
TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 2012, 4:34 P.M.
MAC board may get new leadership
Change could be afoot among those leading the embattled Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture. The museum’s Board of Trustees meets on Wednesday and will consider a slate of new …
THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2012
MAC faces angry crowd
Members of the Museum of Arts and Culture board appear to be digging in for a protracted battle with other supporters of the financially strapped institution. They gave little sign …
TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2012
MAC panel supports Rodgers
The group that oversees much of the private funding for the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture says it lacks confidence in the leadership of the museum’s board following the …
FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2012, 12:14 P.M.
Legal showdown looming over museum firing
The controversial firing of the Northwest Museum of Arts and Cultures director could be headed to a legal showdown.
SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2012
Tumult follows firing at MAC
The fallout from the controversial firing of the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture executive director has put the financially struggling institution in a perilous spot that MAC supporters fear …
THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2012
Formal vote fires museum director
The board that oversees the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture on Wednesday upheld the firing of the museum’s executive director, a decision that revealed significant division between the board …
WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2012, 5 P.M.
MAC board fires director again
The board of the Northwest Museum of Arts and Cultures upheld the firing of the museum’s executive director this afternoon, in a decision that has revealed significant division between the …
THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2012
Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture fires director
The Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture fired its executive director on Tuesday, less than a year after recruiting him to Spokane. Forrest B. Rodgers confirmed that the executive committee …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 11, 2011
Traveling da Vinci exhibit proves big hit for MAC
The final numbers are in for “Leonardo da Vinci: Man – Inventor – Genius.” About 38,000 people attended this summer-long traveling exhibit at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture …
SUNDAY, AUG. 28, 2011
Museum’s new executive director knows the drill
Forrest Rodgers has expertise in two significant areas: getting people to attend museums and getting people to donate to museums. This means he may have exactly the right qualifications for …
THURSDAY, JULY 21, 2011
New director coming to MAC
Forrest B. Rodgers has been appointed the new executive director of the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture. Rodgers was most recently the director of the Central Washington University Foundation …