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bringing art, in all its forms, to the community,
 and bringing the community, in all its diversity
to the arts in Salem, Massachusetts

Committees & Members



Executive Committee

Officers of SAA:  President, VP, Treasurer, Secretary
Ellen Hardy, President
Melissa Birtwell, Vice President
Patricia Dunbar, Secretary
Cheryl Frary, Treasurer
executives@salemartsassociation.org

Operations Committee

Operations Committee
Executive Committee - see above
           Retail: Jeff Bowie,Richard Peck
Membership: Peggy Farrell
Development: open
IT: open
Marketing & Communications: Julia Bookout
      Laura Dandaneau
operations@salemartsassociation.org

Communications Committee

  • identifies and pursues new/alternative ways to get the word out about the SAA
  • produces and distributes marketing materials, newsletters, etc
  • writes and distributes press releases

Julia Bookout (on leave)

communications@salemartsassociation.org

news@salemartsassociation.org

emails temporarily go to "president"


Development Committee

  • researches and writes grants
  • solicits cash & in-kind donations
  • identifies and pursues sponsorship & other fundraising opportunities



info@salemartsassociation.org


Events Committee

  • plans and executes all exhibitions & screenings, including gallery shows
  • plans and executes all performing arts events (music, dance, theater, etc.)
  • plans and executes all literary events (readings, storytelling, etc.)
  • plans and executes all special events (e.g., Open Studios.)
  • arranges and oversees demonstrations, lectures, workshops, etc.
  • develops event-specific educational programming & materials

Ellen Hardy
ad hoc - committee is formed for each event

 

events@salemartsassociation.org

IT Committee

  • Creates and maintains the website; trains and supports committees in Website updates
  • administers Wild Apricot (our website & membership management system)
  • plans for, manages, and documents our IT infrastructure
  • SAA-related technical assistance & training to Board & Committee members
  • works with committees to assess the IT needs of our programs & activities

IT Chair,
Tommy Gagnon
 
webmaster@salemartsassociation.org
(also goes to Ellen Garvey)

Membership Committee

  • processes new applications & renewals
  • recruits new members
  • works with other committees to recruit & coordinate volunteers

Peggy Farrell
Karen Hosking
Sheila Billings
membership@salemartsassociation.org
(also goes to Ellen Garvey for finances)

Finance Committee

  • all things money
Cheryl Frary, Chair/Treasurer
Ellen Garvey

payment@salemartsassociation.org

Retail Committee

  • collects demographic data on visitors
  • develops procedures & policies for retail operations
  • manages & maintains retail space
  • trains retail shop volunteers
Jeff Bowie, Chair
gallery@salemartsassociation.org


 
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Volunteer Coordination

  • tracks volunteer opportunities and matches volunteers to tasks
  • supplies updates for web pages related to volunteering
  • responds to members' questions and offers to volunteer
(does not include retail or event staffing)

tbd

volunteer@salemartsassociation.org
(email goes to Ellen Hardy, Sheila Billings and Henry Zbyszynski)

 
 
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