Dana Delany Elected Co-President of The Creative Coalition

Delany joins Tim Daly at Helm of Public Advocacy Organization of the Arts and Entertainment Communities

NEW YORK (August 24, 2009) – Actress Dana Delany has joined Tim Daly as co-president of The Creative Coalition. Delany will lead the Coalition in its mission to educate and mobilize the arts and entertainment communities to create positive change in public policy.

“We are delighted to have Dana join us as co-president of The Creative Coalition,” said Robin Bronk, executive director of The Creative Coalition. “Dana is an activist who happens to be an actor.  She has a history of advocacy on Capitol Hill and has shown her dedication to the future of arts in America over her many years of involvement with the Coalition. We look forward to her future leadership.”

“Dana’s strong presence and intelligent passion will push The Creative Coalition to a new level in 2010 as we continue our campaign to ensure that arts in America thrive and flourish,” said Tim Daly, Co-president of The Creative Coalition.

Delany, an actress with a long and full career who has taken on many challenging and controversial roles, currently stars as Katherine Mayfair on ABC’s “Desperate Housewives” and is recognized for her Emmy Award winning role as Colleen McMurphy on the classic TV series “China Beach.”

The Creative Coalition is the premiere 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nonpartisan social and public advocacy organization of the arts and entertainment community. Founded in 1989 by prominent members of the creative community, The Creative Coalition is dedicated to educating its members on issues of public importance. Visit:www.thecreativecoalition.org.

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