OFFCenter’s Board & Staff

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

PRESIDENT
Mary Reed

VICE PRESIDENT
Position Currently Vacant

TREASURER
John Ellig

SECRETARY
Joanne Keane

BOARD MEMBERS
Sahnta DiCesare-Pannutti
David Gick
Ayren Valery

Karen Turner – Honorary Founding Board Member

OFFCenter STAFF
Robert Allen — Executive Director
Sarah Mandala — Program Manager
Jonathan Parks — Studio & Gallery Coordinator

KEY CONTRACTED STAFF / VOLUNTEERS
Janine Al-Bayati — Drawing & Painting Weekly Workgroup Instructor
Janine Al-Bayati — Folk Art Festival Coordinator
Adabel Allen — Programming/Development/Grants
Leslie Bailey — iCreate Guitar/Ukulele Weekly Workgroup Instructor
Bonnie Bluhm — Music/Entertainment Coordinator (Gallery & Folk Art Festival Performances)
Joy Coffino — Collage Weekly Workgroup Instructor
Amanda Gardner – Writing Advisor / Writing Weekly Workgroup Instructor
Theresa Hunter – iCreate Guitar/Ukulele Weekly Workgroup Instructor 

Heather Larson — Bookkeeper
Joe Munley – Puppet Play Workgroup Instructor
Sybil Wertheim – Knitting & Crochet Coordinator

OFFCenter cultivates a diverse Board of Directors, which is representative of Albuquerque’s multifaceted cultural, economic, and socially committed community. Board Member expertise currently encompasses the areas of business, accounting, education, occupational and/or art therapy, community health, homeless advocacy, publishing and design, visual arts, music, writing, arts administration, non-profit management, fundraising, and community organizing. One-third of OFFCenter’s board members are low income artists representing the population we serve.