Jeff joined the board in 2008 after retiring from 34 years at the Internal Revenue Service. He lives in Bethel with his husband, James Lomax.
Dan joined the board in 2014 and lives in Damascus, Pa. with his husband Will. A veteran newspaper editor and reporter, he presently serves as Sullivan County, NY’s Communications Director.
Liza is an artist and rug designer living in Narrowsburg with her husband, artist Francis Cape. She joined the board in 2018.
Kristin joined the board in 2018 while working for Jeff Bank as the Branch Manager of the Narrowsburg Office. She lives in Lake Huntington with her husband, 2 boys, and 4 dogs.
Since becoming a full time resident of Narrowsburg in 2007, following a career in health care as a Hospital Administrator in the New York Metropolitan area, Jane has devoted her energies to civic affairs including serving as an elected member of the Tusten Town Council since 2014.
Chris is thrilled to have joined the board in 2021 and currently works as a Fitness Instructor and Actor. He and husband, Scott, have a home in Narrowsburg.
Robin has served the Board since 2012 while working fulltime in fine arts multi media and teaching. She resides in Barryville with Ken Margolies.
Hester joined the board of DVAA in 2009 after retiring from a career as a graphic designer and founding (with her husband and son) a corporate communications company that created a software system for archiving email for financial firms. She lives in Damascus, PA with her artist husband, Peter Greene.
A talented craftsman and construction manager, Sean moved to Narrowsburg in 2010 and has been on the Board since 2015. Sean’ s creative endeavors include sculpture, music, poetry, stained-glass, and theater, where he is a founding member of Act Underground and its Technical Director. He also serves on the Tusten Planning Board and volunteers for the Narrowsburg Fire Department.
Jean joined the board in 2018, while a part-time resident of Narrowsburg. Now a full-timer, Jean spent 20 years working in the banking industry and now works remotely as Director of Finance for the NYC-based non-profit organization Hudson River Park Friends.
A full-time resident of Cochecton and the World, Steve joined the board mid-pandemic in 2020 while launching a software design firm he co-founded. He also is CEO of a strategic communications agency and virtual event production company serving clients globally.
Following years in television production, Marla and her husband chef Pau Nanni opened The Heron Restaurant in 2012 a Narrowsburg mainstay. Located just across the street from DVAA, Marla first joined the board in 2017.
After many years as a volunteer with DVAA, Jane joined the Board in 2019. She currently lives in Cochecton full-time.
Mary Sue is Director Emerita of the Newark Museum of Art and a long-time resident for much of each year in Milanville. She joined the board in 2015.
Kristin Henke Porter is a Sullivan County native, born and raised in Callicoon, NY. She returned home after college and now lives and works in Monticello.
Ken Sable lives in Shohola, PA and was formerly a Director at CBS News. Ken joined the DVAA Board in 2020.
Ari joined the board in 2020, and is busy as a community organizer and advocate for inclusion and diversity. She’s an occasional artist and resides in Barryville with her family.