AVA Board of Directors and Staff

Board of Directors

Andrew Garthwaite, AIA

Vice Chair
Cathy Volanakis

Wendy Fielding

Jill M. Mortali

Board Member at Large
Whit Kelley

Sally Wright Bacon
Brad Choyt
William P. Dunn
Alexis Nelson Schleicher
Kai Twofeathers Orton, PhD
Paulette Werger


You may email AVA’s Staff by clicking on their name.

Hildegard Ojibway
Interim Executive Director

Sheryl Trainor
Office Manager

Nick Gaffney
Education Manager

Mila Pinigin
Exhibition Manager

Alicia Bergeron
Marketing Communications Manager

Deborah Mashibini-Prior
Outreach Manager

Roger Goldenberg
Lead Sculptural Studios Manager

Kimberly Shreve
Development Associate

David Ernster
Sculptural Studios Coordinator

Dudley Whitney 
Sculptural Studios Coordinator

Rachel Goldenberg
Core Studio Instructor (Art Lab)

Maggie Mayfly
Core Studio Instructor (Senior Art)

Karl Neubauer
Core Studio Instructor

Jennie Anderson
Core Sculptural Studio Instructor

Abbe Murphy