OUR BOARD

#Grateful.

We are fortunate to have such a dedicated and passionate board of directors, who support our artists, children, and programs with a breadth and depth of talent and backgrounds in both the profit and non-profit sectors.

2018-2019 Board of Directors

Julie Wertz
Board President
Creative Director, jwDesignCo.

Janet Mohle-Boetani
Board Vice President
Deputy Medical Executive, California Correctional Health Care Service

Margaret Lourenço
Board Vice President
Co-Owner, Smart Elevator Tech, LLC

Martha Mangold
Board Secretary
Attorney

Kevin O’Connell
Board Treasurer
CPA, DZH Phillips LLP

Lorne Abramson
Principal
Co-Founder, ELM Advisors

Meryl Bennan
Writer, Realtor

Deborah Bishop
Writer

Joshua Blank
Attorney

Gina Ferrante
Principal
Sherman Elementary School

Stephen Goldstine
Consultant
Oakland School of the Arts Alternative High School

Marcus Dyson
Artist, Educator

Janet Mason Tarlov
Co-founder
Canyon Market

Sylvia Faison Wilkerson
Principal
Event Organizers

Lynne Winslow
President
White Rain Productions

Artistic Advisory Board

Anne Abrams
Arts Advocate; Principal, A2 Communications

Agelio Batle
Artist, Educator

Richard Beggs
Film & Theatrical Sound Designer

Ray Beldner
Artist

Dawoud Bey
Photographer, Educator

Trish Bransten
Principal & Director, Rena Bransten Gallery

Rena Bransten
Principal & Director, Rena Bransten Gallery

Leela de Souza Bransten
Dancer; Vice President of Development, College Track

Joseph Bryant, Jr.
Pastor

Susie Buell
Founder, Esprit de Corp; Civic Leader

Catharine Clark
Director, Catharine Clark Gallery

George Coates
Founder, George Coates Performance Works

Peter Coyote
Actor, Author, Activist

Randy Craig
Composer, Educator

Christiane Crawford
Dancer, Dance Instructor

Deborah Cullinan
Executive Director, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Danny Duncan
Director, Playwright, Teacher

Laura Elaine Ellis
Co-Founder, Black Choreographer’s Festival; Dancer, Choreographer, Educator

Richard Gibson
Director, Academy of Ballet

Joe Goode
Founding Artistic Director, Joe Goode Performance Group

Ronn Guidi
Founder, Oakland Ballet

William Hack
Supervisor, SFUSD, Visual & Performing Arts

Ann Hatch
Founder, Oxbow School

Wayne Hazzard
Co-founder, Executive Director, Dancers’ Group

Kerri Hurtado
ArtSource Consulting

Rodney Earl Jackson, Jr.
SFArtsED Alumnus, Broadway performer

Margaret Jenkins
Artistic Director, Margaret
Jenkins Dance Company

Craig Jessup
Singer, Songwriter, Actor

Alonzo King
Artistic Director, Lines

Melecio Magdaluyo
Musician, Jazz Instructor, Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts

Rob Melrose
Artistic Director & Co-Founder, Cutting Ball Theater

Cria Merchant
SFArtsED Alumna,
Marriage and Family Therapist

Robert Moses
Artistic Director,
Robert Moses’ Kin

Abner Nolan
Artist, Educator

Kimi Okada
Co-Artistic Director, ODC/SF; Director,
ODC/SF Performance Gallery School

Vince Peterson
Founding Artistic Director,
Choral Chameleon

Diane Price
Founding Director, Young People’s
Teen Musical Theater Company

Jeff Raz
Founder, Clown Conservatory,
Actor, Director

Andrea Snow
Actress, Educator

Lori Starr
Executive Director, Contemporary Jewish Museum

Susan Stauter
Artistic Director, San Francisco Unified School District

Alice Waters
Founder, Chez Panisse Restaurant and Foundation

Paula West
Jazz Cabaret Singer

Charles Zukow
CEO & President, Charles Zukow Associates

Emeritus Board Members

A tip of the hat and tremendous gratitude to the women and men who have given so generously of their time and expertise to further the mission of the San Francisco Arts Education Project.

Richard Beggs
Film and Theatrical Sound Designer

Trish Bransten
Principal & Director, Rena Bransten Gallery

Becky Burad
Financial Operations Business Owner, Bridgeway, LLC

Natalie Greene
Artist, Educator

William Hack
Supervisor, SFUSD, Visual and Performing Arts

Susan N. Malone
Partner, Audit and Advisory Services Hood and Strong, LLP

James Molesky
Attorney

Abner Nolan
Artist, Educator

Tiersa Nureyev
Artist, Designer, Educator

Richard Olsen
Artist, Educator, SFArtsED Artist-in-Residence

Nathan Schouest
Assurance and Advisory Senior Manager, Frank, Rimerman & Co., LLP

Jane Spray
CFO Pisces, Inc.

Paulette Stracuzzi
Corporate Affairs, AAA Northern California, Nevada, & Utah

Anton Stuebner
Associate Director
Catharine Clark Gallery

BOARD MEMBERS IN MEMORIAM

Remy Charlip
Choreographer, Writer, Illustrator, Educator

Peggy Ford
San Francisco School of Circus Arts

Dan Kryston
Director, Musical Theater Program, Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts

Joan Mankin
Actor