Profile Primary Contact Information Committees & Key Roles

Holly Hanessian

Holly Hanessian

President 2018-2020
Holly Hanessian
Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida
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
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

Mary K. Cloonan

Mary K. Cloonan

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

Cindy Bracker Sturm

Cindy Bracker

Communications Director

Cindy Bracker
Bracker’s Good Earth Clays
Lawrence, Kansas
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
Gallery EXPO

Jane Shellenbarger

Julia Galloway

Director at Large 2017-2020
Julia Galloway
University of Montana
Missoula, Montana
Emerging Artists – Chair
International Residencies- Liaison
Zach Tate Director at Large 2018-2021
Zach Tate
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, Indiana

Shayla Marsh

Brandon Schnur

Student Director at Large
Brandon Schnur
Morgantown, West Virginia
NSJE Jurying, Awards Solicitation Assist, Student Critique Mentor Solicitation/Student Sign-up
Student Perspectives Selection
Ashlyn Pope Student Director at Large
Ashlyn Pope
State College, Pennsylvania
Sarah Millfelt 2019 Onsite Liaison- Minneapolis, MN
Sarah Millfelt
Northern Clay Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota
2019 Onsite Liaison- Minneapolis, MN

Keith Williams


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

Marge Levy


STAFF All staff roles on committees are ex-officio

Primary Contact Information Committees & Key Roles
Finance & Accounting Manager
Helen Anderson
Accounts Payable, fiscal processes
Website & Communications Manager
Candice Finn
Graphic Design, Website Development and Updates, E-News, Social Media, Board nominations and election processes
Executive Director
Joshua Green
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
Conference Registration, Membership, Mailing/ Communications Lists, Collectors Tour contact, Order Fulfillment
Conference Manager
Dori Nielsen
Conference Presenter, Facilities, Vendor and Hotel agreements, Research Future Conference Sites
Projects Manager
Kate Vorhaus
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
Advertising Sales Contact
Lead Volunteer  Coordinator
Conference Exhibition Guide
Bus Tour coordination
 NCECA Journal Designer
Jeff Guerrero
Journal design and production