Karlyn Benson, Interim Curator and Exhibitions Manager, 845-257-3789

Zachary Bowman, Manager of Education and Visitor Experience, 845-257-3604

Anna Conlan, Neil C. Trager Director, 845-257-3847

Lisa Harding, Administrative Assistant, 845-257-3865

Joseph Kattou, Lattin Mintz Education and Outreach Assistant

Wayne Lempka, Art Collections Manager, 845-257-3845

Amy Pickering, Coordinator of Communications, 845-257-3819

Clara Pierson, Owens Administrative Intern

Susan Shaw, Collections Volunteer

Noelle Sullivan, Collections Intern

Bob Wagner, Preparator, 845-257-3843

Xuewu Zheng, Graduate Assistant


The Advisory Board of the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art is an external advisory and support group that provides useful and independent expertise and perspective to the Museum. The Board advises and assists the museum in multiple areas including: audience building, public relations, marketing, fundraising and programming. In addition, it endeavors to promote a collaborative relationship between the Museum, the college and other stakeholders to assist in the growth of the museum as a leading cultural institution in the Hudson Valley region.

If you would like more information about the Museum Advisory Board, contact Director, Anna Conlan at 845-257-3847 or

Ward E. Mintz (Chair)

William Burback (Vice Chair)

Arthur Anderson

David Dell

Bobbi Esmark

Johanna Hecht

Alanna C. Iacono

Isabel Nazario

Marjorie Shelley

Linda Sweet

Helen Toomer

Janine Tramontana

Sylvia Leonard Wolf

Ex Officio

Don Christian, President, SUNY New Paltz

Barbara G. Lyman, Interim Provost, SUNY New Paltz

Erica Marks, Executive Director and Vice President for Development 
& Alumni Relations, SUNY New Paltz

Jennifer Mokren, Dean of the School of Fine and Performing Arts

Neil Trager, Founding Director


If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Zachary Bowman at 845-257-3604.