Nominations & Elections

The SNAG membership elects leaders for the coming years. All SNAG members have the right to vote. This process is an important part of how you can make your voice heard, and help determine the future of the organization.

2024 SNAG Election all

The Nominations & Elections Committee is responsible for collecting nominations, recruiting candidates, and conducting the elections for SNAG.

2024 NOMINATIONS & ELECTIONS COMMITTEE

Liz Clark
Kelly Jean Conroy
Brie Flora
Leslie Shershow
Jess Tolbert

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2024 SNAG Election Candidates

There are 5 open seats for the Board of Directors, and one open seat for a Student Representative to serve on the Board of Directors.

There are two open seats for the Nominations and Elections Committee: one Representative (write-in) and one Student Representative.

Online voting takes place May 16-June 6 at 8:00pm ET / 5:00pm PT.

Jessica Andersen (Re-election)

Jessica Andersen was born in the small farming community of Audubon, Iowa. She received a B.F.A. in Jewelry & Metal Arts in 2009 from the…

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Larissa McPherson (Student)

Larissa McPherson is a metalsmith and jewelry artist from Adairsville, GA, and is currently working on her MFA in Jewelry & Metalsmithing at the University…

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Atinuke Osibogun-Adeleke

Atinuke Osibogun-Adeleke is an interdisciplinary artist and the owner and creative mind behind Zuri Perle, a brand celebrated for its unique home and body adornments….

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Clayton Salley (Student)

Clayton Salley is a U.S. Fulbright Scholar, contemporary art jeweler, metalsmith, and a current MFA candidate and instructor studying Jewelry and Metal Arts with Professor…

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Elizabeth Shypertt

Elizabeth Shypertt is Co-Founder and owner of Velvet da Vinci Gallery in San Francisco for 23 years. Previous SNAG board member, 2016-2022. Jewelry Manager for…

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Demitra Thomloudis (Re-election)

Demitra Thomloudis is a studio jeweler and an associate professor at the Lamar Dodd School of Art. Her investigation of the human body and its…

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Oi Ying Valerie Ho

Oi Ying Valerie Ho is a jeweler born and raised in Hong Kong. Currently serving as a Visiting Assistant Professor for Art Jewelry and Metalsmithing…

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