Board of Directors


Board Position (*voting member)
President* Ralph Kingery  Raplph Kingery

1st VP-Programs*


2nd VP International Exhibition*


Assistant 2nd VP International Exhibition

Secretary* Mary Wood
Nell Bartlett


Directors and Managers:

Board Position (*voting member)
Past President Advisor* Linda Ivor Linda Ivor
Gallery Director* Alison Howard A Howard
Assistant Gallery Director Shirley Elswick    
Gallery Staffing Co-Managers Mary Sharon Anderson
Gallery Staffing Co-Managers Glory Griiffin
Gallery Event Coordinator  Sandy Schnieders  
Library Manager
Marsha Alexander
Asst. Library Manager Pat Killeen    
Hospitality Manager
Joyce Trinh

Asst. Hospitality Manager

Joan Captain

Asst. Hospitality Manager, First Fridays
Garey McKinney    

Hospitality Facility Manager

Lee Murphy

Gallery Event Coordinator Sandy Schneiders
Workshops Director* Susanne Slater Susan Slater
Workshops Manager
Margy West    
Assistant Workshop Director Mary Sue Compton  

Workshops Registrar

Dee Ruark

Dee Ruark

Weekend Workshops Manager

Mary Sharon Anderson


Beginning Workshops Manager

Kim Lazaro

 Kim Lazaro  
Workshops Volunteer Manager Denise Tverdoch    
Workshops Artist Liason* Sandy Schnieders    
Membership Director* Francine Pender
Fracine Pender

Member Shows Director*

Susan Hewitt

Susan Hewitt

Assistant Member Shows Director

Marti Atwell


Communications Director*

Susan Wormsley

Susan Wormsley

Asst Communications Director

Andrea Dixon


Saturday Morning Painters (Paintouts)

Lori Lynch

Wednesday Painouts Manager

Gordon Bashant Gordie  

Mailing Manager

Andrea Factor

eBlast Editor

Jane Jennerette

 Jane Jennerette

Development Director* Bev Tuzin

Technology Director*

Andrea Ausland

Andrea Ausland 

Technical Support

Mike Garberick

Mike Garberick

Western Federation Representative*

Sherry Roper
Assistant Western Federation Representative

Ann Schwartzwald

Education/Outreach Director* Julie Anderson Julie Andreson
Volunteer Director* Gay Weston  Gay Westin
Historian Elaine Harvey  
Field Trip Coordinator  Joan Captain    
Permanent Collection Manager


When does the Board meet and can any member attend?

The Board meets on the last Wednesday of the month at the Gallery from 10:00 a.m. until noon. This may change if it conflicts with a holiday so check the SDWS Calendar to confirm dates near holidays. All members are welcome to attend. If you want to address the Board, please send a request to the Board President at least one week prior to the meeting.

Interested in serving?

If you are interested in serving on the SDWS Board of Directors, you can learn more about each position by clicking here.