Montgomery Art Association

Board of Directors

MAA couldn't operate without its dedicated Board of Directors, who volunteer their time to keep the organization running smoothly. To show appreciation for the number of hours they dedicate to MAA, Board members' annual membership fees and show registration costs are waived. Board members' terms are one year and run June 1-May 31.

To reach a Board member, please email and with "ATTN: [Board Member Name]" in the subject line. If you're interested in applying to fill a vacancy, please contact the president.


  • President: Alan Rich
  • 1st Vice President, Programs: Jennifer Barlow
  • 2nd Vice President, Shows: open
  • 3rd Vice President, Communications & Marketing: Elissa Poma
  • Secretary/Membership Chair: Kathy Tynan
  • Treasurer: Anastasia Walsh
  • Past Presidents: Barrie Ripin, Cathy HIrsh


  • Program/Activities Committee Chair: Hiral Joshi
  • Plein Air Activities lead: open
  • Children's Program Activity Lead: Judith Levine
  • Marketing and Publicity Chair: Martina Sestakova
  • Hospitality Committee Chair: Simin Parvaz
  • Equipment Committee Chair: Joyce Koeneman
  • Membership Committee Chair: Kathy Tynan
  • Paint the Town Committee Chair: Anastasia Walsh
  • Communications Chair: Vacant
  • In-person Shows Committee Chair: Vacant
  • Online Shows Committee Chair: Vacant
  • Finance Committee Chair: Vacant
  • Volunteer Committee Chair: Vacant

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