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Board of Trustees

Marcy Emmer, President – Long-time Mount Washington resident, Baltimore Clayworks student and donor. Worked many years with children and the arts, as a teacher, docent, and co-owner of an after-school arts program.

Carla Dunlap, Vice President  – Senior Program Director at Maryland State Arts Council for 21 years until 2016. Formerly, she was the Director of the Howard County Center for the Arts, a professional potter, and a teacher.

Margaret Allen, Treasurer – CEO and Founder of AGM Financial. Margaret serves on the boards of Sheppard Pratt Health Care System and Stony Run Friends Meeting.

Megan Rich, Secretary – Owner and Managing Director of Megan Rich Physical Therapy, specializing in treatment for performing artists and athletes.

Susan Patz, Immediate Past President – Retired hydrogeologist, environmental educator, and aspiring potter.

Ronni Aronin – Founder and Resident Artist of Baltimore Clayworks, professional potter.

Deborah Bedwell – Founder of Baltimore Clayworks, Founding Executive Director 1980- 2011, immediate past president of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts and ceramics artist and teacher.

Ariel Brown – Evaluation Specialist at Maryland Department of Health, Behavioral Health Administration

Alan Cooper – Director of Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation for 23 years until May, 2017. Recognized international arts leader; formerly Deputy for Development at National Cathedral, Washington, DC.

Yoshi Fujii – Ceramic Artists who has exhibited nationally, 2008–2009: Lormina Salter Fellow, Adjunct Professor at Hood College an Anne Arundel Community College

John Gazurian – Former construction project manager, and potter.

Pat Halle – Potter and social justice community activist. Paralegal staff for 37 years at Disability Rights Maryland (formerly Maryland Disability Law Center).

Nicholas B Hawkins – Lawyer; Womble, Bond, and Dickinson.

Dr. Larry Sandler– Psychiatrist with offices in Mount Washington Village and affiliations with University of Maryland Medical School.

Archie Veale – Visual ArtistsVisual Arts Department Head at Baltimore School For The Arts, Instructor at Maryland Institute College Of Art

Hyein Yoo – Cofounder of LyricalScience, Software Developer

Trustees Emeriti:
Marlene Sokoloski Sandler
Volker Schoenfliess
Pam Worthington

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