Marilyn Cristofori is Chief Executive Officer of the Hawai‘i Arts Alliance. Earlier in her career she was a professional dancer, directed national Summer Arts Festivals, and produced award-winning PBS documentaries. She is Professor Emeritus, California State University, and serves as Affiliate Graduate Faculty at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. From 2005 to 2008 she served on the National Leadership Committee for National Partnerships at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. In 2008 she was recognized by Hawai‘i Community Foundation with the Ho‘okele Award for executive leadership.
National Endowment for the Arts