People

staff

  Lynn Warshafsky  Founder and Executive Director

Lynn Warshafsky
Founder and Executive Director

  Elysa Voshell  Associate Director | Gallery & Public Programs Director

Elysa Voshell
Associate Director | Gallery & Public Programs Director

  Karen Kiss  Director of Grants & Administration

Karen Kiss
Director of Grants & Administration

  Issa Sharp  Director of Education

Issa Sharp
Director of Education

  Carly Short  Creative Pathways Coordinator | Lead Filmmaker  

Carly Short
Creative Pathways Coordinator | Lead Filmmaker
 

  Angela Francis  Media & Program Assistant

Angela Francis
Media & Program Assistant

 
 

Board of Directors

  Ruth Seroussi, J.D.   President  NEWHOUSE | law group PC

Ruth Seroussi, J.D.
President
NEWHOUSE | law group PC

  Steven Oritt   Vice President  Producer, Director

Steven Oritt
Vice President
Producer, Director

  Michael Cannone   Secretary / Treasurer Senior Portfolio Manager, Westmount Asset Management

Michael Cannone
Secretary / TreasurerSenior Portfolio Manager,
Westmount Asset Management

 
  Neal Baer, M.D.  Writer, Producer, 20th Century Fox Television

Neal Baer, M.D.
Writer, Producer,
20th Century Fox Television

  Jodi Gusek  Consumer and Audience Research Consultant

Jodi Gusek
Consumer and Audience Research Consultant

  J-T Ladt  Chief Content Officer, Fuse Media 

J-T Ladt
Chief Content Officer, Fuse Media 

  Mike Newhouse, J.D.  Attorney-at-Law, NEWHOUSE | law group PC

Mike Newhouse, J.D.
Attorney-at-Law, NEWHOUSE | law group PC

  Matt Ogens  Filmmaker, Commercial Director

Matt Ogens
Filmmaker, Commercial Director

  Tristan Robinson, J.D.  Attorney-at-Law Nossaman LLP

Tristan Robinson, J.D.
Attorney-at-Law
Nossaman LLP

  Sarah Sung  Marketing Consultant

Sarah Sung
Marketing Consultant

  Lynn Warshafsky  Founder and Executive Director 

Lynn Warshafsky
Founder and Executive Director 


In memoriam

board member emeritus

  V. Joy Simmons, M.D.  Member Emeritus 

V. Joy Simmons, M.D.
Member Emeritus 

 
 
  Mark Swope  May 14, 1953–December 19, 2016

Mark Swope
May 14, 1953–December 19, 2016


Teaching artists

  J  acinto Astiazarán  Teaching Artist, Filmmaking

Jacinto Astiazarán
Teaching Artist, Filmmaking

  Mike Jasorka  Teaching Artist, Comics

Mike Jasorka
Teaching Artist, Comics

  Cole Montgomery  Teaching Artist, Photography

Cole Montgomery
Teaching Artist, Photography

  Jack Proctor  Teaching Artist, Photography

Jack Proctor
Teaching Artist, Photography

  Nora Sweeney  Teaching Artist, Filmmaking

Nora Sweeney
Teaching Artist, Filmmaking

  Virginia Wilcox  Teaching Artist, Photography

Virginia Wilcox
Teaching Artist, Photography

 
 

Volunteer Artist Mentors

  Tasha Bjelic  Teaching Assistant, Photography

Tasha Bjelic
Teaching Assistant, Photography

  Will Bazille  Artist Mentor, Photography

Will Bazille
Artist Mentor, Photography

  Silvia Curiel  Teaching Assistant, Filmmaking

Silvia Curiel
Teaching Assistant, Filmmaking

  Frank Damon  Artist Mentor, Photography

Frank Damon
Artist Mentor, Photography

  Kelly Fogel  Artist Mentor, Photography

Kelly Fogel
Artist Mentor, Photography

  Natalia Garcia Clark  Artist Mentor, Photography

Natalia Garcia Clark
Artist Mentor, Photography

  Harry Gilbert  Teaching Assistant, Filmmaking

Harry Gilbert
Teaching Assistant, Filmmaking

  Daniela Gonzalez  Teaching Assistant, Photography

Daniela Gonzalez
Teaching Assistant, Photography

  Patrick Grant  Teaching Assistant, Filmmaking

Patrick Grant
Teaching Assistant, Filmmaking

  Brenna Nouray  Teaching Assistant, Photography

Brenna Nouray
Teaching Assistant,
Photography

  Tracey Onyenacho  Artist Mentor, Filmmaking

Tracey Onyenacho
Artist Mentor, Filmmaking

  Sam Ribakoff  Artist Mentor, Filmmaking

Sam Ribakoff
Artist Mentor, Filmmaking

  Molvatu Sae-Ue  Artist Mentor, Filmmaking

Molvatu Sae-Ue
Artist Mentor, Filmmaking

  Jennifer Siemson  Artist Mentor, Photography

Jennifer Siemson
Artist Mentor, Photography

  Aisha Singleton  Artist Mentor, Photography

Aisha Singleton
Artist Mentor, Photography

  Kim Troyer  Artist Mentor, Filmmaking

Kim Troyer
Artist Mentor, Filmmaking

  Michael Verdin  Teaching Assistant, Filmmaking

Michael Verdin
Teaching Assistant, Filmmaking

  Maksim Zwarych  Teaching Assistant, Comics

Maksim Zwarych
Teaching Assistant, Comics

  Sidney Williams  Artist Mentor, Photography

Sidney Williams
Artist Mentor, Photography

  Jay Ye  Artist Mentor,  Comics

Jay Ye
Artist Mentor,  Comics

  Karen Young  Artist Mentor, Filmmaking

Karen Young
Artist Mentor, Filmmaking


Interns

  Ceci Arana  Intern

Ceci Arana
Intern

  Jane Balfus  Intern

Jane Balfus
Intern

  Tiffany Kang  Intern

Tiffany Kang
Intern

  Leeza Lester  Intern

Leeza Lester
Intern

  Kashmir McDaniels  VA Alumni + Intern

Kashmir McDaniels
VA Alumni + Intern

  Christina Yi  Intern

Christina Yi
Intern