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

Our Staff

John Orr, Executive Director

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267-515-6721 / jorr@art-reach.org


Katie Samson, Director of Programs

Katie Samson Smiling in front of beige brick wall

267-515-6725 / ksamson@art-reach.org 


Alex Boyle, Member Services Coordinator

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267-515-6724/ aboyle@art-reach.org


Lauren Garnese, Assistant Director of Development

Lauren Garnese Smiling in front of beige Brick Walls267-515-6723 / lgarnese@art-reach.org


Kelly McCaughern, Assistant Director of Communications


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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 WoodArt-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