Learn about our Board of Directors.
President & Treasurer
Retired owner of Greensboro Garage, Inc., Greensboro, VT. Stephen serves on several non-profit boards for arts organizations and is a contemporary folk art collector. Stephen lives in Lyndonville, VT.
Professor Emeritus of Urban Planning and Architecture and Emeritus Director of the City Design Center at University of Illinois at Chicago. George Hemmens lives in East Hardwick, VT and spends most days as a potter.
Bertold Francke is the retired Medical Director of the Waterbury State Hospital in Waterbury, VT, and is a Clinical Assistant Professor with the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. He lives in West Glover, VT where he has a part time private psychiatric practice in his home.
After many years with the National Education Association, and 16 years with the United States Foreign Service, Sally Potter has retired to East Hardwick, VT. She has been an involved supporter of GRACE since its beginning years ago, and is an avid collector of contemporary art.
Susan Kelley-Harkey AKA Susan Kelley
Lives and works from her home studio in Coventry as a painter and commercial illustrator specializing in Digital Rendering and Portraiture. She enjoys life sketching of people and animals. Susankelleyharkey.com
Stephan is the owner, along with her husband Howard, of Deep Mountain Maple in West Glover, Vt. A cultural anthropologist whose main interests are food, art, and community, she has been an enthusiastic supporter of GRACE and its mission since its beginning. Stephan lives in West Glover.
Lian Brehm is an exhibiting mixed media artist who explores paper sculpture and printmaking in her South Walden home studio. She holds a BFA degree from NY State College of Ceramics at Alfred University and a MFA degree from RISD. She has been working in the field of arts education for over 30 years and is in her 22nd year teaching Elementary art at Danville School. She has taught sculpture at Brown University, RISD, and drawing at the Community College of VT.she has served on numerous boards including Buffalo Mtn. Coop, the ARTT project and the VT Art Teacher Association VATA.