Simply Jane/ArtAble Board Members:

Cindy Perusse - Board President
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Cindy is an attorney at Perusse Family Law. Cindy is a licensed foster parent and has been involved in numerous organizations including, Normandale Elementary PTO, Wooddale Church Nursery, and Co-Chair of Democratic Precinct Caucus.
Nicole Nelson - Board Vice President
Nicole teaches Interactive Media and Graphic Design at a career college and is a freelance graphic designer. She has experience working with diverse populations, writing curriculum and developing programs. Nicole has been the Lake Harriet Public School PTA Communications Chair and the President of Lake Harriet Montessori Preschool. She also volunteers for Community Emergency Service.
Jennie Clarke- Board Member

Jennie has over 20 years experience as a lawyer and partner at prominent law firms in Minnesota. She has worked with a variety of non-profit arts organizations in both board president and director positions; including the Textile Center and the Minnesota Center for Photography.

Mary Maloney - Board Member

Mary is an Associate Professor at St. Thomas. She has extensive experience in education, curriculum and management. She has served on many committees and boards.

Tamara Gebhardt – Board Member
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Tamara is a Speech-Language Pathologist in the Hopkins School District. She has served on the boards of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Chi Rho Center, Backpack Tutors and the Minnesota Speech and Hearing Association.