Board & Staff
Board of Directors
Board President, CEO
James has served on Epiphany’s Board since the organization was founded in 1997, and is currently the President of the Board and CEO. James is a Design Principal with The Wiseman Group in San Francisco. James received a Masters of Science in Art Education (magna cum laude) from the State University College of Buffalo, New York.
Beth joined Epiphany’s Board in 2015. Beth teaches yoga and Spinefulness classes at 4th Street Yoga in Berkeley and The Claremont Hotel in Oakland. She co-founded the 4th Street Yoga studio in Berkeley in 1993. Beth graduated from UC Berkeley with a BA in Humanities and a K-12 California Teaching Credential.
Board Treasurer & Secretary
Elaine has been on Epiphany’s Board since 2010. Following an education in fine arts at CCA(C), Elaine Hamblin followed a passion for art-to-wear by costuming for local dance companies, working as design assistant for multiple Bay Area designers and opening Kosa Arts, a fine arts boutique and clothing store in Oakland.
Shana has served on Epiphany’s Board since 2011. She is a Senior Financial Advisor with Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.
Richard has been on Epiphany’s Board since 2006. An aerial design artist and rigger, Richard has worked in the Bay Area Dance world for 25 years, working with many outstanding choreographers include Kim Epifano, Amelia Rudolph, Suzanne Gallow and Jo Krieter.
Todd joined Epiphany’s Board in 2016. He is a visual artist and has a background in art direction, product, set, furniture and digital design. He holds a BS in Business Economics, BA in Advertising Design and a BFA in Furniture, Sculpture and Product Design.
Joan has been on Epiphany’s Board since 2006. She has retired from careers as a Professor of Dance and Realtor. She splits her time between San Francisco and Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she is a tango dancer.
Simon joined Epiphany’s Board in 2015. He is a UX Designer for Smile and graduated from Academy of Art University with a BFA in Web Design & New Media. Simon grew up in Bogotá, Colombia.
Maria joined Epiphany’s Board in 2015. She has held several positions in the Technology and Wireless sectors within the last 20 years. Maria is currently involved in consulting for non-profit organizations. Maria holds a BS degree and grew up in Querétaro, Mexico.
Christy has been Epiphany’s Board Advisor since 2006. She is the Associate Vice President of Youth Programs and Services with the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy.
Artistic & Executive Director
Liz is Epiphany’s Assistant Manager. She is also a Pilates and dance/fitness instructor and plans to attend graduate school in Fall 2017.