Board of Directors

Devang Thakore

Executive Chairperson

The Executive Chairperson promotes the general welfare of this Society, performs all duties customarily pertaining to the office, presides at meetings of this Society, its Board of Directors, and otherwise shall serve, the Board of Directors, the exigencies of the office and the provisions in the Bylaws.

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Melissa Jones


The Executive
Vice-Chairperson assists in daily management, coordinates the monthly general meeting, and shall otherwise perform the duties delegated by the Executive Chairperson, Board of Directors, or the Bylaws.

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John Baltz


The Secretary/ Treasurer shall perform the duties inherent in the office, and such other duties as may be delegated by Board of Directors or the Bylaws. The Secretary/ Treasurer shall be responsible for keeping the official minutes of the Board of Directors, and maintain the society calendar. Supervise the Society budget, financial statements, and the inventory of the Society’s property. Produce and submit all relevant city, county, state and federal IRS filings. Provide regular financial statements to the Board of Directors, serve as chairperson of the Finance, and Nominating/Elections Committees (as convened).

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Bob Coleman

Facility Management

The Facility Chairperson shall manage the activities and up keep of any facility rented or owned by the Society. The chair shall oversee a committee that will handle all maintenance and utility issues, involving facilities. It shall also be the responsibility of the chair to manage facility bookings and requests for facility usage.

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Yvonne Armstrong

Membership Chairperson

The Membership
Chairperson oversees the operations of recruitment and membership records, and ways to enhance the value of Society membership to new and renewing members. The membership chairperson is responsible for correspondence pertaining to membership including the distribution of PSNWA membership cards.

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Catherine Baltz

Publications Chairperson

The Publications Chairperson supervises adherence to established editorial policies of the Society’s Bulletin/pamphlets and serves as editor of the society newsletter and other printed content to best serve the needs of the Society.
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Brad Maxwell

Chairperson for Continuing Education

The Continuing Education Chairperson manages the educational services by arranging class instructors and other educational activities for the membership and community.

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Cleeo Wright

Chairperson for Events & Tours

The Events & Tours Chairperson manages the promotion and planning of events or photographic tours in and around Northwest Arkansas for the benefit of the society membership. Supervises the work of designated event committees, and shall recommend the creation or dissolution of event committees as the Society’s needs may warrant facilitating various events and tours.

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Susane Gruning

Competitions Chairperson

The Competition Chairperson manages photographic competitions, including but not limited to the scheduling of competitions, adherence to rules governing competitions, jury, and rewards.

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Dan Snow

Exhibits Chairperson

The Exhibits Chairperson manages member exhibits at the PSNWA facility and around Northwest Arkansas.

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Chuck Davis

Development Chairperson

The Development Chairperson manages all fund raising, and solicitations of any unearned finances or assets donated to the society. Any request for solicitation or donation must first be received and approved by the development chair. All donations of assets must be received by the development chair.

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Wendy Dunn

Publicity Chairperson

The Public Relations Chairperson provides recommendations and manages the Society’s public image and visibility via various print, social media, and other electronic medias.

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Ken Johnson


The Parliamentarian Chairperson is familiar with Roberts rules of order as well as the bylaws of this society, and the non-profit incorporation of PSNWA. The parliamentarian will be the final source of disputed procedure.

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A Nonprofit Organization promoting the Art and Science of photography,
throughout Northwest Arkansas.