Advisory Board

The PCAP advisory board is a group of diverse individuals who promote the interests of the Prison Creative Arts Project. The board provides inspirational leadership for programmatic and strategic goals and keeps PCAP informed about trends affecting long range planning.

National Advisory Board Members

Eve Anklam
Independent Artist (Freeland, MI)

Ellen Barry
Consultant, Women & Justice Issues
Founder, Legal Services for Prisoners with Children (San Francisco, CA)

Charlie Bright
Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of History, the Residential College, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)

Mary Berghuis
Warden, West Shoreline Correctional Facility (Muskegon Heights, MI)

Lessie Brown

Sherry Burt
Warden, Muskegon Correctional Facility (Muskegon, MI)

Gary Coakley
Program Director, Boysville (Clinton, MI)

Suzanne Gothard
Family Services Specialist, Centerforce  (San Franciso, CA)

Caitlin Graziano
Community Mental Health Social Worker, Bellevue Hospital Center (New York, NY)

Pat Gurin
Nancy Cantor Distinguished University Professor Emerita of Psychology and Women's Studies, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)

Emily Harris
Statewide Coordinator, Californians United for a Responsible Budget (Oakland, CA)

Jesse Jannetta
Senior Research Associate, The Urban Institute (Washington, D.C.)

Michael Keck
Actor (New York, NY)

Chiara Liberatore
Co-Founder, Maine Inside Out (Portland, ME)

Bill Lovett
Stategic Planner, Michigan Department of Corrections - retired (Charlevoix, MI)

Penny Ryder
Co-Director, American Friends Service Committee - retired (Ann Arbor, MI)

Andrea Scott
Steering Team, Washtenaw Prisoner Reentry (Washtenaw County, MI)

Lionel Stewart
Independent Artist

Joe Summers
Community Co-Chair, Washtenaw Prisoner Reentry (Washtenaw County, MI)

Jim Dankovich

Peggy Burns 



Honorary Board Members

Jimmy Santiago Baca
Poet, essayist, filmmaker (Albuquerque, NM)

Harriet Barlow
Director, Blue Mountain Center (Blue Mountain Lake, NY/Minneapolis, MN)

Bell Chevigny
Professor, SUNY-Purchase retired; Member, PEN Prison Writing Program; Editor,
Doing Time: 25 Years of Prison Writing (New York, NY)

Norma Green
Manager, Men’s Spiritual Healing Lodge (Prince Albert, Saskatchewan)

Richard Kamler
Associate Professor of Visual Arts, University of San Francisco (San Francisco, CA)

Phyllis Kornfeld
Prison Art Teacher; Author of Cell Block Visions (Stockbridge, MA)

Sister Helen Prejean
Prison Activist and Author of Dead Man Walking (New Orleans, LA)

Andrew Rubinson
Co-director, Fresh Youth Initiatives (New York, NY)