Friends of Materials for the Arts – Board of Directors

Barbara Korein, Chair
Artist/Educator

Anelle Miller, Vice Chair
Executive Director, Society of Illustrators

Scott A. Resnick, Secretary
Vice President of Loyalty, SoulCycle

Andrew Brett Seiken, Treasurer
Senior Wealth Strategist, BNY Mellon

Bonnie Weissblatt Weill, Board Chair Emerita
Philanthropist

Andrea M. Schaffer
Principal, CityMatters LLC

Andrew Mellen
Chief Organizing Expert, Andrew Mellen, Inc.

Barbara Blair
President, Garment District Alliance

Barbara Braun
Artist/Owner, Braun Design Inc.

Lynn L. Huber, PhD
Educator

Samit Shah
Senior Director of Data Science, Aetna

Yolanda Shashaty
Philanthropist/Artist

Harriet Taub
Executive Director, Materials for the Arts

Tom Finkelpearl, Ex Officio
Commissioner, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs

Friends of Materials for the Arts – Advisory Board

Angela Fremont
Jay Duckworth

Juan Hinojosa
Lina Puerta

Jean Shin
Dianne Smith

Edisa Weeks
Michael Kelly Williams

Materials for the Arts – Staff

Office Administration

Harriet Taub, Executive Director
Tara Sansone, Deputy Director
Stephanie George, Development and Events Coordinator
Bliss Green-Morehead, Executive Assistant
Yolanda Rodriguez, Office Administrator

Warehouse Operations

Jacob Reynolds, Director of Operations
Christopher Trainor, Assistant Warehouse Manager
Daniel Larkin, Donations Coordinator
Dianna Mendez, Volunteer Coordinator
Jose Rosa, Warehouse Assistant
Jonathan Valentin, Warehouse Associate
Andres Velez-Sierra, Warehouse Associate
Nick Duguid, Driver

Education Center

John Cloud Kaiser, Director of Education
Virginia Hoffman, Education Coordinator
Omar Olivera, Education Associate
Joy Suarez, Master Teaching Artist

Teaching Artists

Edyta Halon
Pamela Isaac
David Marini
Louie Miranda
Avni Patel
Lanelle Pintal