State Rep. Eric Koch (District 65) noted, “Jeff has displayed quality leadership skills as an arts advocate. I feel confident that he will be an ardently active representative of Indiana at Arts Advocacy Day.”
In 2009 Kuehl was selected to be an Indiana Coalition for the Arts board member and assumed the role of president in July 2012. Since 2010, he has served as door captain at Arts Day at the Indiana Statehouse, where arts supporters from around the Hoosier state visit their state leaders and inform them about the positive impact of the arts.
The Columbus Area Arts Council is a public, not-for-profit corporation supported by private donations, the city of Columbus, the state of Indiana through the Indiana Arts Commission, and the National Endowment for the Arts.