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Board of Directors, Staff & Committees

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Board of Directors

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Deborah Boschert

Deborah Boschert
Vice President Lewisville, Texas

Deborah Boschert

Vivika DeNegre
Guilford, Connecticut

 

Lisa Ellis

Lisa Ellis
President
Fairfax, Virginia

 

 

Susan Else

Susan Else
Santa Cruz, California

Marvin Fletcher

Marvin Fletcher
Treasurer
Athens, Ohio

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Jayne Gaskins
Reston, Virginia

Valerie S Goodwin

Valerie Goodwin
Tallahassee, Florida

Gul Laporte - board member

Gul Laporte
Sintra, Portugal

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Jeanne Marklin
Williamstown, Massachusetts

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Dolores Miller
San Jose, California

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Christine Nielsen
Nova Scotia, Canada

Lisa Walton, SAQA board member

Lisa Walton
Vice President
Sydney, Australia

Martha Wolfe - SAQA board member

Martha Wolfe
Secretary
Davis, California

Marcia Young

Marcia Young
East Freetown, Massachusetts


 


 
 

Executive Director & Staff

Executive Director

Martha Sielman, SAQA Executive Director

Hebron, Connecticut
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Staff

Deidre Adams

Deidre Adams
Art Director
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Daisy

Daisy Aschehoug
Communications
Coordinator
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Jennifer Gauerke

Jennifer Gauerke
Graphic Designer
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Diane Howell

Diane Howell
SAQA Journal Editor
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Allison Reker

Allison Reker
Membership
Coordinator / Editor
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William Reker

 William N. Reker
Director of Global
Exhibitions
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Sandra Sider

Sandra Sider
Art Quilt
Quarterly Editor
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Jennifer Solon

Jennifer Solon
Assistant Executive
Director
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Jean Tutolo

Jean Tutolo
Development Director
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Desiree Vaughn
 
Desiree Vaughn
Regional Reps
Coordinator
email


Pat Gould
Special Projects
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Special Project Volunteers

Leah Cottam - Journal proofreader

 

CURRENT COMMITTEES

Philanthropy Committee:
Dorothy Raymond (Co-Chair), Jean Tutolo (Co-Chair), Lisa Ellis, Linda Syverson Guild, Chris Nielsen, Martha Sielman, Michelle Trachtman

Education Committee:
Deborah Boschert (Co-Chair), Jeanne Marklin (Co-Chair), Kristin LaFlamme, Jennifer Solon, Martha Wolfe

 

Executive Committee:

Lisa Ellis (President), Lisa Walton (Vice President), Deborah Boschert (Vice President), Martha Wolfe (Secretary), Marvin Fletcher (Treasurer)

Exhibition Committee:
Chair: Suzan Engler

Exhibition Coordinator Manager: Sarah Ann Smith
International Coordinator: Gul Laporte
Juror Coordinator: Patricia Kennedy-Zafred
Prospectus Writer: Diane Powers Harris  
Regional Exhibition Coordinator: Betty Busby
Photo Detective: Elisabeth Nacenta de la Croix

Development Subcommittee Chair:  Heather Pregger
Exhibition Management Study Group Chair: Susan Else
Presentation Study Group Chair: Jeanne Marklin
Showcase Study Group Chair: Heather Pregger

Members: Betty Busby, Susan Else, Suzan Engler, Sarah Entsminger, Diane Harris, Patricia Kennedy-Zafred, Gul Laporte, Cynthia Levis, Jeanne Marklin, Elisabeth Nacenta de la Croix, Heather Pregger, Daren Redman, Bill Reker, Sarah Ann Smith,

Finance Committee:
Marvin Fletcher (Chair), Lisa Ellis, Margaret Phillips, Roxanne Schwartz, Marcia Young


International Advisory Committee:
Lisa Walton (Chair), Jenny Bowker, Bethany Garner, Jim Hay, Misik Kim, Gul Laporte, Hsin-Chen Lin, Alicia Merrett, Elisabeth Nacenta de la Croix


JAM Advisory Group:
Sharon Bass (Chair), Margaret Abramshe, Maria Shell, Virginia Spiegel

JAM Review Panel (2018):
Jette Clover, Sarah Entsminger, Charlotte Ziebarth, Colorado, Shea Wilkinson (alternate)

Nominating Committee:
Lisa Walton (Chair), Linda Colsh, Marvin Fletcher

Regional Development Committee:
Jayne Gaskins (Chair), Sonja Campbell, Carolyn Higgins, Dolores Miller, Chris Nielsen, Candice Phelan, Jennifer Solon, Desi Vaughn

Regional Grants Review Committee:

Georgia French (Chair), Vou Best, Bethany Garner, Jennifer Solon, Desi Vaughn

Special Events Committee:
Susan Lapham (Chair), Vou Best, Kay Campbell, Cindy Grisdela, Jackie Heupel, Sherri McCauley, Diane Nunez, Patricia Pease, Maria Shell, Desi Vaughn, Gay Young