Board of Directors

MICA board members advise and support the organization’s work in a number of ways. Board members serve renewable three-year terms and attend three general meetings per year that are held in various locations around the state. MICA’s board has financial oversight of the organization, takes an active role in fundraising, sets policy, approves new program initiatives, and promotes awareness of the organization.

Prady Misra

Co-Chair

Genevieve Morton

Co-Chair

John Gordon Hill

Director

Virl Hill

Director

Bruce Lorig

Director

Elliot Newman

Director

Michelle Peyree

Director

James Rudolf

Director

Xixi Shakes

Director

Iantha Sidell

Director

Emeritus Board

Ralph Bufano

Museum & Non-profit Consultant
Former Executive Director, Museum of Flight

Dirk van der Burch

Retired Principal Actuary, Milliman & Robertson
Former Mercer Island School Board Member

Stacy Deuel

Kaplan & Associates, Associate (Retired)

Anna Gordon

Management Consultant; Managing Director,
Systems Operations, Alaska Airlines (Retired)

Markus Kunz

Teatro Zinzanni

Josh Rosenstein

Partner, Hanson Baker Law Firm

Sue Sherwood

Broker, Coldwell Banker Bain Real Estate

Becki Snellenberg

Seattle Suites, LLC

Founding Board

Norma Berquist

Robin Boehler

Dirk van der Burch

Stacy Deuel

Bernel Goldberg

Adam Goldblatt

Anna Gordon

John Gordon Hill

Virl Hill

Peter Hutt

Markus Kunz

Patty Lazarus

Bruce Lorig

Prady Misra

Genevieve Morton

Becca Moss

Ben Pariser

Terry Pottmeyer

Josh Rosenstein

Sue Sherwood

Becki Snellenberg

Vijay Vashee

Suzanne Zahniser

Staff

Jami Cairnes

Project Coordinator

Keith Imper

Marketing Manager

Sharon Perez

Director of Strategic Relationships

Paul Shoemaker

Executive Director

Mercer Island Center for the Arts is a 501(c)(3) organization. Our federal tax ID number is 46-4319988. Mercer Island Center for the Arts is registered with Washington State’s Charities Program as required by law, and additional information is available by calling 800-332-4483 or visiting www.sos.wa.gov/charities.