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Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings Announces the Selection of Arts and Cultural Affairs Administrator

Vicki Landon brings years of experience in many facets of creative expressionMayor Jerry L. Demings Seal

Orange County, FL – Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings is pleased to announce that Vicki Landon has been named Arts and Cultural Affairs Administrator for Orange County. Landon brings more than 15 years of experience in the nonprofit arts and cultural sector.

“Vicki Landon’s successful record in arts administration will help to further establish Orange County as a vibrant hub of artistic expression and innovation,” said Mayor Demings. “I am delighted to welcome such a dynamic leader. Her expertise and vision will enhance our community’s cultural landscape.”

Landon joins Orange County as long-time Arts and Cultural Affairs Administrator Terry Olson prepares for retirement. She is an advocate for facilitating collaborations and initiatives with numerous arts and cultural organizations. Landon is an accomplished fundraiser, and as Vice President of Development and External Affairs for Central Florida Community Arts (CFCA) she designed its first formal fundraising department and contributed to a company-wide reorganization. Prior to the CFCA, she served as Senior Director of Development for Orlando Family Stage (formerly the Orlando Repertory Theatre).

Landon has championed arts advocacy efforts at the local and state levels. She serves the Central Florida arts and culture community by guest lecturing on nonprofit management, mentoring emerging arts leaders, and representing the arts on the Orange County Tourist Development Tax Application Review Committee (ARC).

Landon holds both a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts in Theatre from the University of Central Florida and previously served as an instructor at the Edyth Bush Institute for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership at Crummer/Rollins College.

Vicki Landon will start her new position with Orange County on April 8. Terry Olson’s last day will be May 3, 2024.

About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its residents and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes 13 municipalities and is home to world-famous theme parks, one of the nation’s largest convention centers and a thriving life science research park. Seven elected members make up the Board of County Commissioners, including the Mayor, who is elected countywide. For more information, please visit or go to Orange County Government’s social media channels.

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