The Board of Directors and Committee Chairs of the Northwoods Friends of the Arts (NWFA) 501(c3) non-profit corporation are elected on an all volunteer basis. If you’d care to join and support the group, please contact one of our members or use the Contact Form here on the website.


Board of Directors and Committee chairs 2018 - 19


Chair - Shawna Kishel

Vice President - Lauren Nelson

Treasurer- Lisa Hyppa

Secretary - Judith Ulseth (


Gallery Manager- Lisa Simensen

Gallery Art Coordinator - Alberta Whitenack

Membership - Donna Graham

Member-at-large - Lois Garbisch ~ Public Relations

Publicity - Judith Ulseth (

Website - Troy Swanson (

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Certain activities by NWFA are made possible in part by a grant provided by the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council (ARAC) and is funded, in part, by the Minnesota arts and cultural heritage fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.

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