David McManus, Board President

David is a planning and project management consultant. Since 1987 he has developed and authored several business plans and budgets and has been instrumental in the establishment of multiple startups. During this time he has also held numerous leadership and managerial positions within for-profit and non-profit organizations, primarily in the areas of natural/organic food, energy efficiency, and renewable energy. David served on the board of Slide Ranch, an environmental education farm in Muir Beach, CA and has chaired and is current member of the Town of Hanover, New Hampshire Sustainability and Energy Committees.

 

Gail Nunziata, Board Secretary 

 

Gail has decades of experience in arts administration and historic preservation. Before her retirement, she served as Executive Director of Latchis Arts, Inc. and Latchis Corporation in Brattleboro. In that role, she helped the Latchis Theatre reach its full potential as a performing arts center and as a venue for the arts and culture. Gail previously worked beside noted architect and historic preservationist Leopold Berman preserving and restoring buildings on Main Street in Brattleboro.

Theresa Masiello, Board Treasurer 

Theresa, admittedly, is a banker through and through, however as an avid traveler she is always learning about new cultures, art and the importance of conversation as a means of understanding. For the past 40 years she has helped organizations and businesses with their finances as they develop solid strategies for their future growth. Theresa has studied finance and marketing in Japan, hiked the Camino Pilgrimage in Spain and visited over a dozen countries. Theresa continues to seek opportunities for connection with others the world over.

Jessamyn Fiore, Advisor

 

A life-long resident of Chesterfield NH, Jessamyn is a contemporary art curator and writer as well the Co-Director of the Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark. She is a co-founder of Nasty Women Exhibition (2017/2020) and was the Curatorial Advisor for Rawson Projects gallery in New York City (2014 - 2015, 2017 – 2018). She was the curator of the Jean-Paul Najar Foundation in Dubai, UAE, from 2015-2017 and Director of Thisisnotashop, a not for profit gallery space in Dublin, Ireland, from 2007-2010.

 

Recent Exhibitions include Gordon Matta-Clark: Anarchitect at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York City (November 2017), co-curated with Sergio Bessa. The exhibition was critically acclaimed and subsequently toured to the Jeu de Paume, Paris, France (June 2018); Kumu Kunstimuuseum, Tallinn, Estonia (February 2019); and the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, (September 2019). 

Jamie Mohr, Creative Director

Jamie is a multidisciplinary artist and filmmaker who has exhibited her work in Europe, South America, Australia and the U.S. She holds a Sustainable Development MA from SIT, A Masters from The New School in Documentary Studies and has studied Climate Change in the Arctic context at the University of Oslo in preparation for her last film project sailing on a Tall Ship in Arctic Svalbard. Jamie has previous gallery management and curatorial experience running Be Your Own Placebo, a Mass MoCA satellite gallery for Berkshire cultural tourism initiatives.

 

 

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