E.J. Giovannetti, a member of the Des Moines Performing Arts (DMPA) board, has received the Broadway League's 2013 Star of Touring Broadway Award. Jeff Chelesvig, DMPA's president and CEO, presented the award to Giovannetti on behalf of the Broadway League during DMPA's annual board meeting on June 20. The Star of Touring Broadway Award, which is part of the annual Broadway League Awards, honors board members, government officials, donors and volunteers who have given support to promote and enrich the Broadway Series in their hometowns. Giovannetti, a former Polk County supervisor, joined the DMPA board in 1982 and has served in many capacities during his tenure, including most currently the executive committee.