BOARD OF DIRECTORS
GRANTS PASS MUSEUM OF ART
Nancy Yonally Coleman – President
Nancy is a corporate trainer and management consultant who has 35 years of experience in the health field. She has served on many advisory and administrative boards, both locally and statewide.
She has worked with thousands of people leading seminars and workshops on self-esteem, conflict resolution, communication, alcohol/drug problems and prevention, leadership skills, and team building. She is currently very involved with Josephine County’s Healthy Food Expo which will be held later this summer.
Nancy is also an artist and has had her work for sale at Gallery one and on display at the museum during the membership exhibit.
Pam Geye – Vice President
Pam and her husband Chris own a financial advisory firm called Wealth Management of Oregon, LLC. She is an Oregon State University Master Gardener, a member of the Southern Oregon Beekeepers Association, and raises Arabian Show Horses. Good humor is on of Pam’s greatest traits. There is almost always a positive side of everything.
Kate Huckert – Secretary
Kate is a licensed physical therapist and recently opened her private practice called Meta Physical Therapy and Pilates. Kate lived and practiced in Alaska with her husband and two boys for many years. Kate brings a sense of responsibility to the board – asking pointed questions and she documents the minutes very thoughtfully.
Ryan Hess –Treasurer
Ryan is the marketing coordinator for Brookdale Senior Living. He is a former actor in “the soaps”! Ryan is a city council member in Rogue River and a valued member of the Rotary Club of Grants Pass. He is also active with the Chamber of Commerce.
Cal Kenney – Board Member
Cal has been on the board for a very long time. We keep renewing his term because he is so helpful. Cal started Second Friday Poetry Night seven years ago and it just keeps getting better. He is a long time member on the Committee on Public Art (CoPA) for the City. In addition, Cal always is on hand for First Friday and total cleans up at the end. Cal’s leather craft and other art can be seen at Gallery One.
Judy Basker – Board Member
Judy was born in Grants Pass, moved away, and now has come back as the Executive Director of Rogue Community College’s Foundation. Judy is a non-practicing attorney and brings years of fund raising experience to the table. She totally understands fund development, grant writing, board engagement and more. She is very helpful.
Amy King – Board Member
Amy is the former owner of Rosso’s in Grants Pass. Currently she is the volunteer coordinator (paid position) for the Grants Pass Community Library. She is one of our newest members and we are looking forward to having her assistance with volunteers.
Laura Acosta – Board Member
Laura retired from being a procurement officer for commercial and military corporations. She and her husband, Richard moved to Grants Pass in 2014. They both hit the ground running and have gotten totally involved in helping our community. She is the outreach coordinator for their church and a member of PEO. We look forward to her expertise in purchasing some software packages for the museum.
Ron Anderson – Board Member
Texas born, Missouri raised has enjoyed creating images since childhood. Graduate of Brooks Institute of Photography, specializing in commercial advertising and in-camera special effects. Photographer turned oil Painter was introduced to the Barbizon School of Painting and mentored by Hemmie Hartwig. Ron is a featured artist in Gallery one and is interested in increasing the visibility of the museum.