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

David Wilson
Gallery Director
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Jennifer Gimzewski
Gallery Coordinator

Lee Ann Tandy
Gallery Coordinator

Community Arts Education

Kathy Dinges Rice
Community Arts Education Director
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H. Eliz Snowcarp
Events Coordinator / Executive Assistant
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Fund Development

Denise Magee
Development Director


Erin Westfall
Marketing Coordinator
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Chloe Lawton
Marketing Assistant


Brooke Serres

Board of Directors


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

Laura Tesler, President Elect
Willamette Wildlife Mitigation Program Coordinator

Ryan Pasquarella, Treasurer
Partner, Grove, Mueller & Swank

Leslie Coleman Zeigen, Secretary
Mission Street Parks Conservancy

Board Members

Celia Batlan, Past President
Attorney, Evans Batlan Getchell LLC

Matthew Boulay
The Kohlberg Foundation/Artist

Sandra Hernandez-Lomeli
Director, Latinos Unidos Siempre

Janet Neuburg
Retired Physician/Artist

Evelyn Sanchez
DHS Child Welfare Case Aid/Artist

Barry Shapiro
Art Teacher/Photographer

Bob Speckman
Retired General Manager, Salem Electric

Judi McGavin
Gallery Guide Representative

Laura Zenthoefer
Relationship Manager, US Bank