Our Board of Directors

As CEPA grows, so does the strength and vibrancy of CEPA’s Board of Directors. Our current board is a diverse group of artists and professionals who—through their collected experience, professional expertise, and passion for contemporary art—are charged with safeguarding CEPA’s mission and visioning its future.

2021–2022 CEPA Officers


Luke Cusack

Vice President
Savarino Properties

Treasurer (Interim)

Erin Jordan

Chief Executive Officer
NCA Comp, Inc.

2021–2022 CEPA Board Members

Aitina Fareed-Cooke

Get Fokus’d Productions, LLC

Douglas Levere

Commercial Photographer
Douglas Levere Photo

Melissa Grainger


Eric Kunsman

 Photographer, Book Artist, Fine Printmaker, Educator, & Collaborator

Cristin L. Murray

Senior Associate
Hodgson Russ LLP

Kim Sholly

Financial Aid Administrator
University at Buffalo

Jonelle Marchese


Amber Rapino

Creative Director

Valerie Ingold

Vice President – Outsource Manager
Commercial Collection Corp. of New York, Inc.