Staff & Board

The Salem Art Association is committed to maintaining a staff and Board of Directors who work together to fulfill its mission:

To actively engage the community in the appreciation of the arts through
contemporary art exhibitions, events and education.


Sandra Burnett
Executive Director
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Dia Devine
Office Manager / Donor Relations
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Bush Barn Art Center

Lee Ann Tandy
Gallery Coordinator

Jennifer Gimzewski
Gallery Coordinator

Community Arts Education (CAE)

Kathy Dinges Rice
CAE Director
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Kimberly Hoover
CAE School Programs Coordinator
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Stephanie Patterson
Events Director
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H. Eliz Snowcarp
Events Coordinator
Executive Assistant
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Fund Development

Denise Magee
Development Director


Chloe Lawton
Marketing Assistant


Brooke Serres

Board of Directors


Laura Tesler, President
Willamette Wildlife Mitigation Program Coordinator

Bruce Rodgers, Past President
Retired Chief Administrative Officer, Salem Health West Valley

Ryan Pasquarella, Treasurer
Partner, Grove, Mueller & Swank PC

Celia Batlan, Secretary
Attorney, Evans Batlan Getchell LLC

Board Members

Matthew Boulay
The Kohlberg Foundation/Artist

Sandra Hernandez-Lomeli
Director, Latinos Unidos Siempre

Judi McGavin
Gallery Guide Representative

Janet Neuburg
Retired Physician/Artist

Ron Rubel
Retired Entrepreneur

Marjorie Young
Gallery Guide Representative

Bob Speckman
Retired General Manager, Salem Electric