Board of Directors

Thomas Ellman, President
Tom is Associate Professor of Computer Science at Vassar College with research interest in animation, graphics, and digital art.
Sarah Wilson, Vice-President
Sarah is an Associate Attorney with Poughkeepsie  law firm McCabe & Mack, LLP, and Chairwoman of the City of Poughkeepsie Public Arts Commission. 
Karl Schmitz, Treasurer
Karl is a senior security analyst working with Z systems at IBM. 
Nikki Hung, Secretary
Nikki is a designer living in Rockland County
Monica D. Church
Monica is Associate Director of the James W. Palmer ’90 Gallery, Vassar College and Advisor to PHOCUS and The Baldeck Photographic Center at Vassar College. 
Lauren Clark
Retired from her position as an art teacher in the New York City Public Schools, Lauren manages membership at Barrett. 
Rudy Vavra
Rudy is the Treasurer of the Dutchess County Water and Wastewater Authority Board.


Advisory Board

Jeff Aman, City of Poughkeepsie Public Arts Commission
Cary Phillips Auerbach, Poughkeepsie, NY
Lucy Hayden,  Ancram, NY
Bill Jeffway, Executive Director, Dutchess County Historical Society
Elizabeth Jones, President, Third Eye Associates, Ltd.
Holly Wahlberg, City of Poughkeepsie Historic Districts and Landmark Preservation Commission.