Sierra County Arts Council Board Elects New Officers

At its meeting of July 26, 2010, the Sierra County Arts Council Board of Directors elected a new slate of officers to lead it into the new decade.

The new officers are:

  • President: Cracker Eshleman, Sierra City
  • Vice President: Ryan Hemphill, Sierra City
  • Secretary/Treasurer: Amber Sainsbury, Sierra City

Cracker has been an active volunteer with the Sierra County Arts Council for several years, most notably acting as stage manager for the annual school musical at the Yuba Theatre. She has been on the board of directors since 2008 and has acted as Secretary of the board since 2009.

Ryan is a Sierra County native who just finished a degree in Architecture at Cal Poly, Pomona. He has been refurbishing the former Sierra City schoolhouse as an art gallery.

Amber is a Sierra County homemaker and artist, well known to the local community.

The other board members are:

  • Dee Wallace, Sierra City
  • Suzi Schoensee, Sattley
  • David Scott, San Francisco and Downieville
  • Feather Ortiz, Goodyears Bar

A gentle reminder: the Arts Council is always on the lookout for good board members, especially from the eastern part of the county. If you are interested and would like to make a contribution, please contact BJ Jordan at the Sierra County Arts Council by email at or by telephone at (530) 289-9822.

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