Our small but mighty staff works to remove barriers to arts & culture for the Greater Philadelphia Region.

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Our Staff

John Orr, Executive Director
267-515-6721 / jorr@art-reach.org

Katie Samson, Director of Programs
267-515-6725 / ksamson@art-reach.org 

Alex Boyle, Member Services Coordinator
267-515-6724/ aboyle@art-reach.org

Lauren Garnese, Assistant Director of Development
267-515-6723 / lgarnese@art-reach.org

Kelly McCaughern, Assistant Director of Communications
267-515-6726 / kmccaughern@art-reach.org 

Our Board

Richard Couch, Chairperson
Talia Stinson, Vice-Chair
Harvey Swedloff, Treasurer
Amanda Agati, Secretary
Philip Hawkins, Planning and Evaluation Officer
Rebecca Bradbeer
Blake Cooper
Sipi Gupta
Kara LaFleur
Cheryl Kauffman
Anthony Salvo
Subhash Verghese
Adam Weinstein
Michele Wood


Art-Reach Board Members: Sipi, Amanda, Kara, Talia, Subhash and Michele posing at event

Art-Reach board members from left: Sipi, Amanda, Kara, Talia, Subhash & Michele 

I can’t believe I get to go to work with this amazing group of people. They’re like family and they push Art-Reach further every day.

— John Orr, Executive Director