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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


Mary Anna Pomonis, PAC Fullerton Chapter Director; Assistant Professor of Art Education, California State University, Fullerton

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



Alicia Wolf, Financial and HR Coordinator


Daisy Hernandez, Site Coordinator, CSU Fresno


Gabriela Garcia, Administrative Coordinator


Gema Lopez, Teaching Artist

Ivy May Castillo, Program Assistant, SDSU


John Rodriguez, Program Coordinator

Mark Taylor, Teaching Artist, Cal Poly Humboldt


Marly Beyer, Teaching Artist


Sophie Vradelis, Communication and Outreach Coordinator


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

Alison Lass, Homeboy Industries


Azadeh Shladovsky, Multi-disciplinary Artist & Designer, Founder & Creative Director, Azadeh Shladovsky Studio


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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