CURRENT DIRECTORS AND STAFF

Profile Primary Contact Information Committees & Key Roles

Holly Hanessian

Holly Hanessian

President 2018-2020
Holly Hanessian
Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida
holly.nceca@gmail.com
Executive, Finance, Development, Nominations Committee, Co-chair

Reena Kashyap

Reena Kashyap

Treasurer 2016-2019
Reena Kashyap
Chair, Finance Committee
Executive Committee

Jill Oberman

Jill Oberman

Secretary 2014-2020
Jill Oberman
Red Lodge Clay Center
Red Lodge, Montana
joberman.nceca@gmail.com
Chair, Curatorial Task Force
Executive Committee
Finance Committee
Voting oversight
 Rhonda Willers
Steward of the Board 2018-2021
Rhonda Willers
University of Wisconsin
River Falls, Wisconsin
boardsteward@nceca.net

Mary K. Cloonan

Mary K. Cloonan

Programs Director 2015-2021
Mary K. Cloonan
Baltimore Clayworks
Baltimore, Maryland
mkcloonan.nceca@gmail.com
Board Liaison to Green Task Force
Executive Committee
Finance Committee
K-12 Programming selection
Process Room

Cindy Bracker Sturm

Cindy Bracker

Communications Director
2013-2019

Cindy Bracker
Bracker’s Good Earth Clays
Lawrence, Kansas
communications@nceca.net
Chair, Communications Task Force
Executive Committee
Finance Committee
50th Anniversary Task Force A/V Project-Chair
Russell Wrankle Director at Large 2016-2019 Russell Wrankle
Southern Utah University
Cedar City, Utah
wranklenceca@gmail.com
Gallery EXPO

Jane Shellenbarger

Julia Galloway

Director at Large 2017-2020
Julia Galloway
University of Montana
Missoula, Montana
julia.galloway@mso.umt.edu
Emerging Artists – Chair
International Residencies- Liaison
Zach Tate Director at Large 2018-2021
Zach Tate
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, Indiana
zach.nceca@gmail.com

Shayla Marsh

Brandon Schnur

Student Director at Large
2017-2019
Brandon Schnur
Morgantown, West Virginia 
ncecasdal@nceca.net
NSJE Jurying, Awards Solicitation Assist, Student Critique Mentor Solicitation/Student Sign-up
Student Perspectives Selection
Ashlyn Pope Student Director at Large
2019-2021
Ashlyn Pope
State College, Pennsylvania
ncecasdal@nceca.net
Sarah Millfelt 2019 Onsite Liaison- Minneapolis, MN
Sarah Millfelt
Northern Clay Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota
sarahmillfelt@northernclaycenter.org
2019 Onsite Liaison- Minneapolis, MN

Keith Williams

 

2019 Onsite Liaison- Minneapolis, MN
Keith Williams
Concordia University
St. Paul, Minnesota
 Brett Binford Exhibitions Director
2018-2021
Brett Binford
Eutectic Gallery
Portland, Oregon
 Marge Levy Past President
2018-2020

Marge Levy

 

STAFF All staff roles on committees are ex-officio

Primary Contact Information Committees & Key Roles
Finance & Accounting Manager
Helen Anderson
helen@nceca.net
Accounts Payable, fiscal processes
Website & Communications Manager
Candice Finn
candice@nceca.net
Graphic Design, Website Development and Updates, E-News, Social Media, Board nominations and election processes
Executive Director
Joshua Green
josh@nceca.net
Finance Committee – (ex-officio)
Executive Committee – (ex-officio) Development Committee –(ex-officio)
Communications Committee (ex-officio)
Development Initiatives
Grant Proposals and Reports
Contract Review and Approval
Office Manager/Membership Coordinator
Jacqueline Hardy
jacqueline@nceca.net
Conference Registration, Membership, Mailing/ Communications Lists, Collectors Tour contact, Order Fulfillment
Conference Manager
Dori Nielsen

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

kate@nceca.net
Exhibitions, Student Fellowships, Awards Nominations, Resource Hall, International Residencies, Emerging Artists, Gallery EXPO, Communications for program proposal submission process,Cup Sale Prep and implementation
NCECA Conference Assistant
Tammy Lynn
tammy@nceca.net
Advertising Sales Contact
Lead Volunteer  Coordinator
Conference Exhibition Guide
Bus Tour coordination
 NCECA Journal Designer
Jeff Guerrero
journal@nceca.net
Journal design and production