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Annie Buckley, Founder and Executive Director, PAC; Professor, School of Art + Design, San Diego State University

Erin Austin, PAC Chapter Director; Lecturer of Jewelry and Small Metals, Cal Poly Humboldt


Jessica Humphrey, PAC San Diego Faculty Associate; Associate Professor of Dance, SDSU


Jim Woglom, PAC Chapter Director; Professor, Art Department, Cal Poly Humboldt

Michele Burgess, PAC San Diego Faculty Associate; Lecturer of Book Arts, SDSU

Tereza Trejbalova, PAC San Diego Faculty Associate; Assistant Professor of Public Affairs, SDSU


Brooke Florian, Communication Coordinator


Carlo Jacobo, Program Intern, SDSU


Gabriela Garcia, Administrative Coordinator


Gema Lopez, Teaching Artist

Juana Bejarano, Program Assistant, SDSU

Kristi Williams, Teaching Artist, SDSU

Mack Moore, Research Assistant, SDSU

Mark Taylor, Teaching Artist, Cal Poly Humboldt


Marly Beyer, Teaching Artist

Samaria Avila, Program Assistant, SDSU

Yvette Deas, Teaching Artist


Alexander Masushige, M.A.Ed, Secondary Art & Animation Teacher, Rialto Unified School District 

Alison Lass, Homeboy Industries


Brian Heisterkamp, PhD, Professor, Dept. of Communication Studies, California State University, San Bernardino, Project Director, "Here to Career" Title V Grant


Cait Ahearn, Development Consultant, Chair of Development Sub-committee

Cheryl Bonacci, Healing Dialogues in Action


Elise Moersch, Ed.D, Director of Development, College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts, San Diego State University

Kristine N. White, Administrative Coordinator, San Diego State University

Mary Beth Barber, Special Projects and Assistant to the State Librarian, California State Library

Peter Merts, Arts in Corrections Photographer

Raegan Kelly, Product Development, Geosphere LLC


Ray Smith, PhD, New Frontier Public Programs Manager, Sundance Institute

Wendy Staggs, Artist, Writer, and PAC Alumnus

Prison Arts Collective is grateful to all the dedicated professionals that volunteer to serve on our Advisory Board. We want to offer a special thanks to our founding board members, noted above for current members. Emeritus founding board members include: 


Phung Huynh, founding PAC Board and former Chair; member from 2014-2017

Varina Bleil, founding PAC Board and former Chair; member from 2017-2022; Executive Director, Maple Counseling Center

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