CURRENT DIRECTORS AND STAFF

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Profile Primary Contact Information Committees & Key Roles

Chris Staley

Chris Staley

President 2016-2020
Chris Staley
Penn State University
State College, PA
cxs41@psu.edu
Committees:
Executive, Finance, Development, Nominations and Awards

Task Forces:
50th Anniversary Social Practice, Curatorial, Executive Leadership Assessment, Board Liaison to Collectors Tour

Deborah Bedwell

Deborah Bedwell

Past President 2012-2018
Deborah Bedwell
Baltimore Clayworks Founder
Towson, MD
deb.bedwell.nceca@gmail.com
Committees:
Executive (Chair), Finance, Development

Task Forces:
50th Anniversary (Chair), Executive Leadership Assessment (Chair)

Reena Kashyap

Reena Kashyap

Treasurer 2016-2019
Reena Kashyap
Committees:
Finance (Chair), Executive

Key Roles:
K-12 Programming Selection

Jill Oberman

Jill Oberman

Secretary 2014-2017
Jill Oberman
joberman.nceca@gmail.com
Committees:
Executive, Finance

Key Roles:
Board Meeting Minutes, Voting oversight

Leigh Taylor Mickelson

Leigh Taylor Mickelson

Exhibitions Director 2014-2017
Leigh Taylor Mickelson
Clay Art Center
Port Chester, NY 10573
ltmnceca@gmail.com
Committees:
Executive Exhibitions (per conference), Finance

Key Roles:
Exhibitions oversight

Mary K. Cloonan

Mary K. Cloonan

Programs Director 2015-2018
Mary K, Cloonan
Baltimore Clayworks
Baltimore, MD
mkcloonan.nceca@gmail.com
Committees:
Board Liaison to Green Task Force
Executive Committee
Finance Committee

Key Roles:
K-12 Programming selection
Process Room

Cindy Bracker Sturm

Cindy Bracker

Communications Director
2013-2019

Cindy Bracker
Bracker’s Good Earth Clays
Lawrence, KS
communications@nceca.net
Committees:
Communications (Chair), Finance

Task Forces:
50th Anniversary Media Project (Chair)

Key Roles:
NCECA Blog and Social Media strategy and implementation

Jane Shellenbarger

Jane Shellenbarger

Director at Large 2014-2017
Jane Shellenbarger
janeshellenbargernceca@gmail.com
Committee:
Nominations and Awards Committee

Task Forces:
NCECA Connections/ Topical Discussions

Roberto Lugo

Roberto Lugo

Director at Large 2015-2018
Roberto Lugo
roblugo.nceca@gmail.com
Committee:
Nominations and Awards Committee

Task Forces:
NCECA Connections/ Topical Discussions

Russell Wrankle

Russell Wrankle

Director at Large 2016-2019
Russell Wrankle
wranklenceca@gmail.com
Task Forces: Curatorial Practices (Chair), 50th Anniversary Book Project, 50th Anniversary Social Practice

Key Role: Gallery EXPO

Naomi Clement
Naomi Clement
Student Director at Large
2016-2018

Naomi Clement
naominceca@gmail.com

Shayla Marsh

Shayla Marsh

Student Director at Large
2015-2017

Shalya Marsh
University of Nebraska
Lincoln, Nebraska
shalyamarshnceca@gmail.com
Committees:
Nominations and Awards

Key Roles:
Lead, Student Critique Mentor Solicitation, Future Prospectus (with Exhibitions Director)

Steve Hilton

Steve Hilton

 

 

Steward of the Board
Steve Hilton
Midwestern State University
Wichita Falls, TX steve.hilton@mwsu.edu

Committee:

Dylan Beck

Dylan Beck

2017 Portland, OR On-Site Liaison
Dylan Beck
Oregon College of Art and Craft
Portland, OR

dylanbeck.nceca@gmail.com
Committee:
Portland Development Committee
Brett Binford
2017 Portland, OR On-Site Liaison
Brett Binford
brett@eutecticgallery.com
Committee:
Portland Development Committee
Shoji Satake
2018 Pittsburgh, PA On-Site Liaison
Shoji Satake
shoji.satake@mail.wvu.edu
Committee:
Pittsburg Development Committee

 

STAFF All staff roles on committees are ex-officio

Primary Contact Information Committees & Key Roles
Accountant
Helen Anderson
helen@nceca.net
Committees (ex officio): Finance, Development Key Roles: Accounts Payable, fiscal processes
Website & Communications Manager
Candice Finn
candice@nceca.net
Committees (ex officio): Communications Task Force: 50th Anniversary Media Project Key Roles: Graphic Design, Website Development and Updates
Executive Director
Joshua Green
josh@nceca.net
Committees (ex officio): Finance, Executive, Development, Communications Task Force: 50th Anniversary Media Project Key Roles: Organizational, fiscal and strategic oversight, Initiatives, Development, Agreements
Office Manager/Membership Coordinator
Jacqueline Hardy
jacqueline@nceca.net
Key Roles: Conference Registration, Membership, Mailing/ Communications Lists, Collectors Tour contact, Order Fulfillment
Conference Manager
Dori Nielsen

dori@nceca.net
Key Roles: Conference Presenter, Facilities, Vendor and Hotel agreements, Research Future Conference Sites
Projects Manager
Kate Vorhaus

kate@nceca.net
Committees (ex officio): Communications Key Roles: Staff contact for Exhibitions, Student Fellowships, Awards Nominations, Resource Hall, International Residencies, Emerging Artists, Gallery EXPO
NCECA Conference Assistant
Tammy Lynn
tammy@nceca.net
  NCECA Conference Exhibitions, Conference Volunteers, Conference Registration, Conference Resource