Board Members

Elizabeth Leach (Chair) – Owner Elizabeth Leach Gallery
Katherine Gentry (Secretary) – Past President SITE Santa Fe, Philanthropist
Kim Cassel Tardie (Treasurer) – Owner,  KCT Investments LLC.
Terry St. Marie – Built Oregon, Social Venture Partners Portland
Julie Allport – Former Chief of Staff/Executive Vice President WE Communications
Kurt Beadell – Creative Director-Owner, Vibrant Table Catering and Events
Kandis Brewer Nunn – Principal, Strategic Resources LLC
Margaret Hinshaw – The Insight Center and Community Advocate
Karen Whitman – Karen Whitman Projects

Steering Committee

Julie Allport – Former Chief of Staff/Executive Vice President WE Communications
Meagan Atiyeh – Oregon Arts Commission
Kurt Beadell – Creative Director-Owner, Vibrant Table Catering and Events
Byron Beck – Freelance Writer
Kandis Brewer Nunn – Principal, Strategic Resources LLC
Laura Buck – Art Associate, Former Chief of Staff of The Broad Art Foundation, Non-profit consultant
Lisa De Grace – Executive Director, Blue Sky Gallery
Patricia Failing – Arts Writer, Former Art History professor at University of Washington
Katherine Gentry – Past President SITE Santa Fe, Philanthropist
Bruce Guenther – Former Chief Curator Portland Art Museum
Margaret Hinshaw – The Insight Center and Community Advocate
Judy Jacobson – Former Owner Hap Gallery
Deneen King – Former Director of Special Projects at Rosemary Anderson High School
Grace Kook-Anderson – PAM Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Curator of Northwest Art
Elizabeth Leach – Owner Elizabeth Leach Gallery
Maryellen McCulloch – Owner Westward Farm & Studio
Mack McFarland – Curator & Director of Exhibitions Pacific Northwest College of the Arts
Cris Moss – Director and Curator of the White Box gallery at the University of Oregon, Portland
Tyler Rivenbark – Designer, Strategist at Beyond UX
Terry St. Marie – Built Oregon, Social Venture Partners Portland
Alisha Sullivan – Event Planner, Site Specific LLC
Kate Wagle – Director, University of Oregon Architecture and Allied Arts
Karen Whitman – Karen Whitman Projects

Staff

Luisa Adrianzen Guyer, Executive Director – luisa@converge45.org
Iris Williamson, Program Manager – iris@converge45.org