Mark Lindsay, Chairperson
Mark Lindsay has been in imaging since he was 14 years old when his parents bought him his first SLR camera. Shortly thereafter he set up a darkroom in his bedroom and has been making photographs ever since Lindsay teaches painting, digital photography, and photoshop for photographers. He also builds web sites for creative professionals and provides high-end digital printing for artists and photographers. He lives in Corte Madera with his wife, Susie, and their three cats.
“I joined the AIM board because I believe that everyone, everywhere should experience the joys of making art. We are all artists.”
More about Mark: marklindsayart.com
Linda Janklow, Secretary
Linda Janklow is founder and creator of Peopleologie, a traveling hands-on culture and humanities program. For over two decades, Ms. Janklow acted as co-founder, creator, and director of the Education Program of San Francisco’s Museum of Craft and Folk Art, facilitating culture and craft connected learning experiences in and outside the Museum. Under her leadership, the Program received the prestigious Exemplary Arts Education Award and a National Endowment for the Arts grant. Ms. Janklow enjoys creating experiential activities and developing partnerships and collaborations with community programs, schools, cultural organizations, and museums.
I joined AIM’s board of directors because of my dedication to making art as accessible as possible, and my commitment to approaching art and life as inseparable partners in our everyday world.
More about Linda: peopleologie.com
Donald De Leon, Treasurer
Donald De Leon holds a J.D. from the UC Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), where he served on the California Law Review and as an editor of the Asian American Law Journal and the Berkeley Journal of International Law. He also holds a Masters in Theological Studies from the Franciscan School of Theology where he focused on Ethics and Social Theory, and received a B.A. in Economics with a concentration in Peace Studies from the University of Notre Dame where he graduated magna cum laude. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mr. De Leon worked as a community organizer at Working Partnerships USA, where he staffed the Interfaith Council on Religion, Race, Economic and Social Justice. In 2004, Mr. De Leon was selected by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops from candidates across the U.S. as the recipient of a national leadership award. Prior to forming Han & De Leon, Mr. De Leon worked at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP, which is consistently ranked as one of the top 5 law firms in the U.S. Mr. De Leon is involved with Southern California community and arts organizations and currently serves as the director of legal education for the Sustainable Jobs Initiative, a not-for-profit organization. Mr. De Leon also serves on the board of directors of Arts Earth Partnership, an environmental sustainable certification program and dynamic materials resource exchange specifically developed for the creative sector and endorsed by the cities of Los Angeles and Santa Monica.
More about Don: handeleon.com