Board of Directors and Professional Staff


  • Barton Byg, Chair and President
    Professor Emeritus and Founding Director of the DEFA Film Library, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Minh Ly, Vice President
    Associate Director for Assessment, Smith College
  • John Nunnelly, Treasurer
    Group President, McKesson Corporation (Retired)
  • Deborah Christakos
    Owner of Pioneer Valley Food Tours
  • Mike Doyle
    Financial Advisor, Livictus Financial Services
  • Keisha L. Green
    Associate Professor, Teacher Education & School Improvement, and Co-Founder, Center of Racial Justice and Youth Engaged Research, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • Salman Hameed
    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
  • Eleanor S. Lash
    Early Childhood and Elementary Educator (Retired)


  • Yasmin Chin Eisenhauer
    Executive Director
  • Dan Biegner
    Front of House Manager
  • Sean Collins
    General Manager
  • Angela Combest
    Development Manager
  • Brian Duffey
    Business Manager
  • Scotti Goss
    Administrative Coordinator
  • Alex Hornbeck
    Creative Manager & Programmer
  • George Myers
  • Jeremy Pisani
    Head Projectionist & Event Technology 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