Ox-Bow Board of Directors

Ox-Bow's Board of Directors contributes their time, talents, and resources to ensure that future generations of artists will benefit from Ox-Bow's rich tradition and outstanding programming. We are grateful for their dedication and support.

President
Steven C. Meier

Vice President
Peter C. Krupp

Secretary
Janet R. Cunningham

Treasurer
Sam Wanner

Members 

David Balas

David Geerts

Lucy Minturn

William Padnos

Elizabeth Rupprecht, President Emeritus

Louise Silberman

Elissa Tenny

Keith P. Walker

Todd E. Warnock, President Emeritus


Ox-Bow Emeritus Board

Ox-Bow’s Emeritus Board confers special honors and distinction upon former members of Ox-Bow’s Board of Directors and Auxiliary Board who have exhibited noteworthy dedication and commitment to Ox-Bow. This is a lifetime appointment that celebrates Ox-Bow’s important legacy.

Members

David Balas, Chair

Roger Arbury

Patty Birkholz

Barbara Whitney Carr

Patricia Dewey

Arthur Frederick 

Lawrence Gammons

Margaret McDermott

Carol Sarosik


Ox-Bow Stewardship Committee

Ox-Bow’s Stewardship Committee links Ox-Bow to the vibrant Saugatuck/Douglas community, as well as neighboring West Michigan communities, including Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Holland, and Muskegon. Members engage Ox-Bow with local residents and partners through events, programs, and general outreach. They are charged with educating the region about Ox-Bow’s resources, connecting individuals, families, and other organizations with meaningful opportunities on campus. The committee is responsible for maintaining open communication, goodwill, and strong relationships between Ox-Bow and the community in which it has thrived for over a century.

Members

Julie Abel

James Brandess

Jacqueline Carey 

Annette Cress

Todd Knight

Kathleen Markland

Greg Plowe

Jackie Simpkins

Kay Smalley