Board of Directors and Professional Staff


Lucy Wilson Benson
International Consultant



Deborah Christakos, Chair
Owner and Instructor - Cooking From Scratch

Frederick W.  Byron Jr., President
Emeritus Vice-Chancellor for Research & Professor of Physics
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Barbara J. Lucey, Vice President and Treasurer
Five Colleges Inc, Treasurer

Barton Byg
Founding Director, DEFA Film Library and Professor, German and Scandinavian Studies, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Bill Dwight
City Councilor at Large Northampton, MA

Eleanore S. Lash
Early Childhood and Elementary Educator (Retired)

Joanne Marqusee
President/CEO, Cooley Dickinson Health Care

Samuel Masinter
Associate Vice President for College Relations, Smith College

Byron McCrae
Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, Hampshire College



Carol M. Johnson
Executive Director

Jake Meginsky
Education Specialist

George Myers
General Manager

Holly Greeley
Business Manager

Alex Hornbeck
Creative Manager

Rachel Hart
Outreach Manager

Noelle Serafino
Communications and Marketing Coordinator

Dan Biegner
Technology Manager

Diana Waldon
House Manager


Amherst Cinema Arts Center, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) corporation.
All gifts are tax deductible as permitted by law.
Our federal tax ID # is 04-3456950