Board of Directors

President* (2017-18)

Susan Hewitt

Past President / Advisor*

Ralph Kingery

Gay Westin

1st VP / Programs*

Gay Weston


Mary Wood

2nd VP / International Exhibition*



Nell Bartlett


Directors & Managers

Membership Director*

TBD - Nell Bartlett, interim

Volunteer Director*

Jessie Davenport

Education / Outreach Director*


Permanent Collection Manager

Charles Held


Elaine Harvey


Field Trip Manager





A Howard

Gallery Director*

Alison Howard

Gallery Staffing Co-Mannager

Mary Sharon Anderson

Asst. Gallery Director

Shirley Elswick


Gallery Staffing Co-Mannager

Glory Griffin

Hospitality Co-Manager

Rebecca McCullough

Gallery Event Coordinator


Hospitality Co-Manager

Maureen Price

Hospitality Facility Manager


Asst. Hospitality Manger

Joan Captain

Asst. Hospitality Manger, First Fridays

Garey McKinney



Communications Director*

Stephanie Van de Wetering

Jane Jennerette

Newsletter Editor

Jane Jennerette



Workshops Director*

Lori Hinton

Weekend Workshops Co-Manager

Mary Sharon Anderson

Asst. Workshop Director

Mary Sue Compton

Weekend Workshops Co-Manager

Lee Murphy


Workshops Registrar

Sharon Sheehan

Kim Lazaro

Beginning Workshops Manager

Kim Larazo

Workshops Artist Liason

Sandy Schnieders

Workshps Volunteer Manager

Denise Tverdoch


Member Shows

Member Shows Director*

Pat Crowl

Asst. Member Shows Director

Joyce Trinh



Western Federation

Western Federation Director*

Ralph Kingery

Asst. Western Federation Director

Ann Schwartzwald



Andrea Ausland

Technology Director*

Andrea Ausland

Mike Garberick

Technology Support

Mike Garberick

Technology Support

Carolyn Rosado



Paintouts / Paint-Ins

Gordie Wednesday Paintouts Manager

Gordon Bashant


Saturday Morning Painters (Paintouts)

Lori Lynch

Wednesday Paintouts Manager

Mike Heffner



Paint-Ins Manager

Sharon Sheehan


Finanial Development

Development Director*

Bev Tuzin

Fundraising Manager

Linda Ivor



Library Manager

Marsha Alexander

Asst. Library Manager

Pat Kileen

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.