Meet The Team

Beth Ireland

Director of Development

& Marketing

Amelia Schrader

Executive Director

Allison Rabent

Director of Programming

Tony Hahn

Finance & Data Administrator

Jess Berner

Education & Communications Coordinator

Program Coordinator

Jesi Miller

Youth Services Facilitator

Olivia Watson

Brianna Grieff

Netanya Thompson

Americorps Vista

Assistant ArtWorks Coordinator

Board of Directors

Executive Committee

  • Laura Douglas, President - New York State Department of Health

  • Daycia Clarke, Vice President - Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo & Project Play WNY

  • Michael Thomas, Treasurer - Commercial Finance, The Harrison Studio

  • Jim Howe, Secretary - Chudy Paper, Inc. & School Consultant

Board Members

Karen Camp - The Dance Camp & Tapestry Charter School

Leanne Deshaies - Aurora Sewing Center
Robin Hibbert - Le Ballet Touba & Young Audiences Teaching Artist
Michael Leslie - M&T Bank
Arlow Linton - Gerber Ciano Kelly Brady LLC
Nyeema Quinniey - Buffalo Public Schools

Valerie Stanek - Sagemark Consulting Independent Wills, Trusts, and Estates Attorney

Amy Wlosinski - Pinnacle Community Services


Anthony Billoni, Emeritus
Susan Levy, Emeritus
Wendy Pierce, Emeritus