Jeni Licata

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Executive Director

Born and raised in Florida, Jeni Licata, BSc Psychology, started her career at Sandy Pines Residential Treatment Center. Jeni was immediately drawn to its art therapy department and the use of art as a tool for health and well-being. In 2018, Jeni joined Lighthouse ArtCenter as an art instructor. Her natural leadership skills were quickly noticed. In 2020, she was promoted to Co-Director of Education, and in 2021 was appointed by the Board of Directors to be the Executive Director. Jeni completed The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship’s Nonprofit Executive Program in 2022. Jeni has been instrumental in the growth of Art for All, Lighthouse ArtCenter’s art outreach programming. A nature enthusiast, Jeni enjoys spending her free time kayaking, gardening, and snowboarding.