Board of Directors

The Board of Directors manages the affairs of the Watercolor Society of Oregon. The Board of Directors is composed of the President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, the immediate Past President, and six Members-At-Large who are elected by the Voting Members. The term of office for President and Vice President is one year. All other elected Board members hold office for a term of two years. A board member may be reelected without limitation on the number of terms she/he may serve. The Board is elected by the members at the annual Fall membership meeting.

Executive Officers

President: Winnie Givot Oct-22
Vice President/President Elect/Public Relations: Rebecca Sentgeorge Oct-22
Treasurer: Nancy Fraser Oct-22
Secretary: Amanda James Oct-22
Past President/Volunteer Coordinator: Anji Grainger Oct-22



Membership Director: Jan Premo Jan-22
Membership Dues, Mailings and Roster: Jan Premo
New Members: Liz Walker
Mentor Program Chair: Debbie Loyd Oct-22


Administration Director: Mary Holt Oct-24
Historian: Peg Patterson
DVD Library: Susan Hartson
Logo Merchandise: Joyce Henstrand


Publications Director: Elizabeth Zimmerman
Watermark Co-Editors: Leslie Dugas, Karen Kreamer
Watermark – Digital: Elizabeth Zimmerman
Webmaster: Tara Choate Oct-21
Website Liaison: Carol Putnam
Exhibition Catalogs: Paul Bourgault
Advertising Chair: available
Facebook Kristie Mooney
Email Communications: available


Conventions Director: Linda Burgel Oct-23
Show Juror Liaison: Chris Helton, Kathleen Buck
Online Painting Submissions: Mary Elle Oct-21
Convention Online Registration: Barb Sulek Oct-22
Team Lead: Linda Nye  Oct-21
Hospitality Team: Rene Eisenbart, Kay Gifford, Chris Helton, Colleen Humphrey, Debbie Marble, Didi Nowers, Mini Rogers, Judi Weigandt
Convention Vendors: Sharon Rackham-King  Oct-21
Convention Chairs:
Fall 2021 Convention (Salem) Beth Schilling, Marcia Morrow and Loisann Young
Spring 2022 Convention (Hillsboro) Sandra Wood, Becky Meier, and Suananne Zsuzsa Vamos


Awards Director: Beth Verheyden Oct-23
Show Awards: Donna Bekooy Oct-23
Merit Awards: Becky Meier Oct-23

WSO 100 Club

WSO 100 Club President and Liaison: Suzy Carroll Oct-22


Education Director: Kathy Rock Oct-23
Western Federation of Watercolor Societies (WFWS)
WFWS Delegate: Chris Stubbs
WFWS Alternate: Margaret Godfrey
Regional Critique Groups: Kathy Rock
Menucha Liaison: Chris Stubbs

Download the 2021-22 Board and Directors.