Board of Directors

Vera’s Board provides direction and oversight to keep Vera legal and solvent. Board meetings happen at 6pm in the Vera conference room on the 4th Monday of every month (there is no Board meeting August, November and December).



Jonathan Zwickel


Executive communications strategist, journalist, arts advocate

Kim West

Vice Chair

Attorney at Law, Mix Sanders Thompson PLLC
Musician, Smokey Brights

Phil Bouie

Fundraising Chair

Development Officer, LegalVoice

Abe Claiborne

Co-founder, 2 Doors Management

Mary Robins

Musician, Biblioteka

Scott Rosen

Philanthropist, Volunteer

Andrew Walsh

Collections Manager, Santa Barbara Mission Archive-Library

Blake Nakatsu

Betsy Troutman

Chief Advancement Officer, KEXP