Administrative Staff

Elizabeth Chodos, Executive and Creative Director

Michael Andrews, Academic Director

Ruth Baratta, Registrar and Academic Coordinator

Annie Fisher, Student Services Coordinator and Administrative Assistant

JR Magsaysay Stanley, Development and Marketing Director

Laurie Price, Associate Director

Shanna Shearer, Campus Director

Christopher Renton, Development Coordinator

Seasonal Campus Staff

Integral to the Ox-Bow experience are the dedicated staff who help define the character of the organization. Ox-Bow has been largely artist run for the last 101 years, which infuses the main office, kitchen, maintenance, and housekeeping with a creative and playful sensibility. It takes a village to raise a village, below please find the names of our fantastic seasonal staff.

Kitchen Staff

Erin Chapla
Mac Akin
Michael Henderberg - Head Chef, Fall and Winter
Eric May—Head Chef, summer
Hannah Tarr
Carmen Price


Paul Lukachinski Mendoza—Operations Manager
John Rossi—Facilities Manager


Dulcee Boehm—Housekeeping Manager

Studio Technicians

Lauren Anderson—Print Technician 
Mary Catherine Richardson—Glass Technician 
Nathan Tonning—Ceramics Technician /Metals Technician