Friends Board of Directors

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Bonnie Hammel Board Chair

Board of Directors


Chair: Bonnie Hammel

Vice Chair: James Green

Secretary: open

Treasurer: Susan Swenson

Members at Large:

  • Marlena Bromschwig
  • Kersten Elverum
  • Elaine Goepfert
  • Vlad Gruin
  • Dominique Pierre-Toussaint
  • Andrea Sjogren

Hopkins Center for the Arts Staff:

  • Lynn Anderson

The nonprofit partner that supports arts programming at the Center 

Because of the support received from members, donors, and business sponsors Hopkins Center for the Arts is able to provide affordable concerts throughout the year featuring national and international performers, free and accessible art exhibitions, and opportunities for emerging artists. Contributions also support programs beyond the walls of the Center like ArtStreet the public art program in Hopkins, the Sunset Series – free summer concerts in Downtown Park, and collaborative art events like WOAH! – Walk of Art Hopkins.

Mission Statement: 

The Friends’ Board is a volunteer run organization that builds awareness of and supports a vibrant Hopkins Center for the Arts

The mission is carried out by:

  • Reaching out to partner and collaborate with the community
  • Sponsoring, planning and organizing events and projects that support building and engaging Hopkins Center for the Arts members
  • Serving as ambassadors of the Hopkins Center for the Arts through personal and social media marketing to build awareness and ‘buzz.’

Job Description/Expectations

Board of Directors Application (link to fillable form)

Membership