Mike Yoon is Associate Director for Social Impact at Intentional Futures, a Seattle-based strategy consulting agency. As former Director of Development at Pratt Fine Arts Center, Mike Yoon’s unique perspective in non-profit management drives his human-centered approach to Board leadership. Mike believes in aligning values, mission, and action to fuel powerful and responsible impact. With 14 years experience, he has led and innovated at KEXP, Pacific Science Center, Holt International, and Pratt Fine Arts Center itself.
Sarah Shaikh is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at the University of Washington. Sarah holds a BSBA from Drake University (2004), a MAcc from Ohio State University (2005) and a PhD from University of Arizona (2015).
Mollie Price is a Social Studies and ELL Teacher at Hazen High School in the Renton School District. In addition to day-to-day teaching, Mollie is an elected member of Instructional Council building leadership team, serves as the ELL support lead for general education teachers, the advisor for Podcast Club (which is a real thing!), and is a member of the City of Renton’s Sunset Community Action Committee.
Before changing careers to become a high school teacher, Mollie was the lead program officer at the Bezos Foundation, overseeing grantmaking in early learning and K-12 education. She has volunteered with the Youth Tutoring Program, BBYO, and served as Co-President of the Washington Bus Board of Directors. She has graduate degrees in education policy, teaching, and UX design and is a trained opera singer and lightweight champion foosball player.
Cheryl joined the board of Pratt Fine Arts Center in 2001 and served for several years; as chair of the first annual auction with a sit-down dinner and on the education and development committees. After leaving the board, she served on the auction committee for several years and continues to stay connected with the organization and its teachers/artists and attend many special events and fundraisers.
Her educational background is in Nursing and Public Health. She is Family Nurse Practitioner (RN, MS) and holds a Masters in Public Health (MPH). Her practice area for the last 25 years has been Primary Health Care and Health Disparities.
She combines her health care practice with her work as a long-time community justice advocate for several organizations in WA State:
She is a volunteer public health nurse with the King County Public Health Medical Reserve Corps (PHRC-MRC), serves as the WA State Policy Advocate (SPA) for National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), the Alliance for Gun Responsibility Foundation Board as Secretary, the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) Advocacy Committee, an emeritus board member of the Holocaust Center for Humanity (HCH) in Seattle, and is a long-time member of the board of Council House, an affordable, high quality, supportive low-income housing program on Capitol Hill founded by NCJW in partnership with HUD.
Pratt will always be a part of her life! It would be great honor to serve on the board again. Cheryl looks forward to meeting and collaborating with fellow board members and staff to expand and diversify the reach and viability of Pratt as a key community arts organization in Seattle and the region.
Cynthia is a Seattle artist and member of the Shift Gallery in Pioneer Square. As well, she is also the owner/curator of The Window Gallery at Shift next door. A new resident of Bainbridge Island, she serves on the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art board and sits on both the development and the acquisitions and curation committees. Cynthia has been associated with Pratt for roughly the past 18 years as a frequent print studio access user, class participant and Pratt donor. She recently served on the Pratt board for six years and has been and continues to be a member of both the education and marketing committees. A native Californian, Cynthia is a member of APPA, a bay-area artist group with which she travels to make art. In her professional life, Cynthia was a newspaper journalist and a corporate PR manager specializing in publications. She was also a legal criminal investigator specializing in a discrete clientele. She holds a BA in journalism from UC Berkeley and a masters in journalism from the Walter Cronkite School at Arizona State University.
Susan Marabito, is a dedicated arts leader in the Pacific Northwest.
Susan is passionate about providing marketing, sales, and strategy mentorship to artists, collectors, and other arts organizations. She has held roles as a gallery director, gallery general manager, sales director, and gallery-artist liaison.
Recruited to Chihuly Studio in 2013 to lead all aspects of sales and representation relationships with galleries and collectors worldwide. Developed sales analysis tools, implemented new customer service protocols to include high touch follow-up procedures that resulted in an extensive restructuring of the company’s gallery strategy. Also provided sales expertise for museum and garden exhibitions world-wide.
Past experience includes local galleries leadership, lead sales rep to the government and educational market in GSA sales, buyer for a major department store with 31 doors, showroom manager of a furniture and design showroom, ownership of a sporting goods and boutique clothing stores. Currently operating Susan Marabito Fine Arts, providing trusted professional consulting and advisory services in the arts. She enjoys supporting local arts organizations, such as Museum of Glass, Pratt Fine Arts Center, Pilchuck Glass School, and others. Recruited to serve as Co-Chair of Pilchuck 50th Anniversary auction in 2021 resulting in the highest yielding funds raised for their annual auction. Also held voluntary jury and committee roles with Pilchuck, Pratt and MOG.
Evelyn Sanford (she/her) is a multidisciplinary artist, educator, and arts leader. Evelyn is a Chicago native whose connection to the city and memory drives much of the voice behind her work. For nearly 20 years she taught visual and performing arts for Chicago public and charter schools and various community centers, museums, and programs. Evelyn's educational philosophy moves her to facilitate creative experiences that engage multi-generational students in the exploration of self, community, and purpose.
As an artist, her work often takes the form of jewelry, photographs, paintings, curated experiences, events, set and costume design, and installations. She explores identity, vacancy, community, and healing through all its intersections with a primarily autobiographical lens. Evelyn is an alumna of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (BFAAE) and Seattle University (MFA). She most recently serves as the Polk Bros. Associate Director of Learning, Schools, and Youth Communities at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.
Pamela Wolf is ecstatic to join the Pratt Board. Pamela is a software engineer with a passion for fine art and video game development. In high school, Pamela studied traditional drawing and painting at the Auto Nation Academy of Art in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Her favorite mediums are oil and gouache painting. She graduated from the DigiPen Institute of Technology in Redmond, WA. She practices painting, digital art, and has a passion for helping others and enjoys spreading her love of the arts.
Through Microsoft's Philanthropy Giving Program, Pamela and Board President, Dian Hartono hosted an arts fundraising event for Pratt.