BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Roger Robson, Chair
Brenda Dohring Hicks, Treasurer
Mary Quinlan, Esq., Secretary
Jenifer Johnston Elliott
Rachel Goodman, Esq.
David Hall III.
Dennis H. Jones, Ph.D.
Charles Levin, Esq.
Stephen H. Reynolds, Esq.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Robert Drapkin, MD
Fraser Himes, Esq.
Charles J. Levin, Esq., Co-Founder
Robert Sanchez, Esq.
STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS
Zora Carrier, PhD, Executive Director
Anna Castellano, Exhibitions and Development Manager
Kassandra Collett, Education and Outreach Manager
Caitlyn Boza, Communications and Development Manager
Amy Shafer, Special Events Coordinator
Jim Miller, Docent Volunteer
Deirdre Powell, Website Designer / Docent Volunteer
Rachel Bramer, Special Events Photographer and Communications Volunteer
Mitchell Brooks, Exhibitions and Events Intern
Elizabeth Strafford, Development Intern
Victoria Joy, Marketing and Communications Intern
Dr. Carrier is an accomplished art educator. She received her Ph.D. in Education from Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovak Republic in 1989. In 2002, she co-founded and was director of Gallery Art Factory in Prague, Czech Republic, a not-for-profit institution presenting modern and contemporary art. In 2006, she founded the Open Concept Gallery in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where, as director, she managed art projects and art education programming. Before becoming the Director of the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, she consulted on educational opportunities.
Exhibitions & Development Manager
Education & Outreach Manager
Kassandra Collett graduated from the University of South Florida with her BA in Art History, and her Associates Degree in
Fine Arts from Hillsborough Community College. Kassandra’s interest in the arts began at an early age when she aspired to become an artist. Her work focused on creating three-dimensional surrealist compositions from photographs and/or paper. Her work has exhibited at The Tampa Museum of Art and the Scarfone/Hartly Gallery at the University of Tampa.
Communications & Development Manager
Caitlyn Boza has a bachelor’s degree in Art History and Political Science from the University of Notre Dame. Before joining the FMoPA team, she worked as a newspaper lifestyle editor in Savannah, Georgia, and a freelance writer in Nashville, Tennessee. She’s an avid reader, gardener, and baker who has no time to do any of those things because she also has a two-year old daughter.
Special Events Photographer
Rachel Bramer is an analog and digital photographer based in Tampa, Florida. Inspired by freezing meaningful moments reflected on film and screen. She has ten years of experience in documenting people’s stories and creative ideas.
Jim is an avid photographer now turning his attention to fine art. He enjoys art history and the opportunity to talk with others about photography and it’s ability to communicate ideas. So, being a volunteer Docent is a perfect past time. Jim is retired from the telecommunications industry and currently serves on the board of Wellspring International Outreach, a charity devoted to the support of abused and abandoned children around the world. He attended the University of South Florida studying computer science
Website Designer / Docent Volunteer
Deirdre Powell has a double Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and Multi-Media Systems from London Guildhall University. In 2014 she receiced a Entrepreneur Certificate from University of Florida. Deirdre is an editor, graphic designer, and web designer. She creates custom themes through her web design company Design & Launch.