Keira Kitchings named cultural affairs coordinator for city of Mauldin

Keira KitchingsKeira Kitchings has been named the new cultural affairs coordinator for the city of Mauldin.

Kitchings is a graduate of Winthrop University with a BS in Integrated Marketing and Communication. She comes to Mauldin from the American Culinary Federation of Jacksonville Fla., where she was a meeting and conference planner. Kitchings has also held positions with the Arts Council of York County and the Boys and Girls Club of Northeast Florida. A native of Aiken, S.C., Kitchings is returning to her home state to assist the community development department of Mauldin as it develops plans to enhance the cultural arts center’s programming.

Kitchings will be responsible for community relations, engagement, marketing and program integration. “Her experience in the arts, event planning and her personable nature make Keira a great fit and team member for the city,” said Van Broad, community development director. Additionally, Kitchings will continue the city’s art walk, community mural project and this summer’s successful Beachin Fridays.

“I look forward to hitting the ground running and bringing my passion for the arts to the city of Mauldin,” said Kitchings.