Board of Directors and Professional Staff


  • Salman Hameed, Chair and President
    Associate Professor of Integrated Science and Humanities, School of Cognitive Science, and Director of the Center for the Study of Science in Muslim Societies, Hampshire College
  • Barbara Lucey, Vice President and Treasurer
    Treasurer, Five Colleges, Inc. (Retired); Project Consultant
  • Barton Byg, Vice President
    Professor Emeritus and Founding Director of the DEFA Film Library, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Deborah Christakos
    Owner of Pioneer Valley Food Tours
  • Eleanor S. Lash
    Early Childhood and Elementary Educator (Retired)
  • Minh Ly
    Associate Director for Assessment, Smith College
  • John Nunnelly
    Group President, McKesson Corporation (Retired)


  • Yasmin Chin Eisenhauer
    Executive Director
  • Dan Biegner
    Technology Manager
  • Brian Duffey
    Business Manager
  • Scotti Goss
    Administrative Coordinator
  • Alex Hornbeck
    Creative Manager & Programmer
  • George Myers
    General Manager & Programmer


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