A resident of  Healdsburg and Austin, Texas, Donna is an art collector with an education in art history.  She has a love of beautiful architecture, and a passion for international travel.  Donna Stockton-Hicks, specializes in residential interiors and has numerous projects across the United States, including the states of Montana, Wyoming, Wisconsin, Louisiana, Tennessee and in the French West Indies.  Her work has been featured in Architectural Digest, Western Interiors, Premiere Hotels and Resorts and Austin Home and Living.  Donna has been a vineyard owner in Healdsburg's Dry Creek Valley and Westside Road as well as a guest ranch owner and operator in Montana.  All of her diverse business experiences and close ties to the creative comunity, have given Donna a genuine appreciation of just how important well designed affordable housing can be to our community. Consistent with her past philanthropic endeavors she will be helping us by providing design assistance for artists affordable housing. 
Charlene is a real estate broker with Healdsburg Sotheby's International Realty and has represented property throughout Sonoma County for 35 years.  Prior to working in real estate she was an educator in New York and in Sonoma County. During her real estate career she has specialized in residential property, farms, ranches & vineyards.  Charlene has also owned and operated affordable rental units and farm worker housing as well as hospitality and visitor serving property.  Employee housing has always been a major consideration in property she has operated.  Charlene is also familiar with the major  contribution of the art community to the quality of life for the residents and visitors throughout Sonoma County.  Many of the properties where she has acted as an agent, and properties that she has owned have been used as community art venues.  (
Healdsburg Visiting Artists, LLC is an organization whose mission is to provide housing,  studio space and exhibit venues for member painters, sculptors, photographers and performing artists in Healdsburg and Sonoma County, California.      
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Marketing Consultant 
Brooke contributes to Healdsburg Visiting Artists team as Marketing Consultant.  Brooke comes to us with over 20 years of experience in marketing and management for the hospitality industry. She is also a licensed real estate agent with Artisan Sotheby's International Real Estate Santa Rosa.  Her background in ranch, hospitality and event management will provide valuable advice in our acquisition and management of artists residences,  studio space and event planning. 
KATHY BABCOCK - Healdsburg, CA
For the past several years, Kathy has been the marketing manager for Healdsburg Tourism Development.  While she has an extensive background in strategic planning, marketing and domestic and international media, Kathy also has bi-coastal experience creating affordable housing.  Working with her architect husband, Dave Babcock, AIA, she most recently completed the conversion in  Pennsylvania of older large estate properties into individual units suitable for an artists compound.  Kathy's art education, marketing and interior design experience also allowed her to work converting historic buildings in Europe to alternative use residential properties.  We have worked together for over 10 years with Kathy and the last two years have involved planning an affordable housing program in Sonoma County using both 'in town' and 'coastal ranch properties' 
PAUL MAHDER - Healdsburg, CA
Fine art photographer and  owner of Paul Mahder Gallery,
​In September of 2014 the Paul Mahder Gallery expanded opening a second gallery in Healdsburg, California one hour north of San Francisco in the heart of the wine country. In an iconic double Quonset with 30' ceilings, skylights and 10,000 square feet, it is the largest gallery north of Los Angeles.  Along with museum quality exhibits, it also serves the community as an important cultural event space.  Offering a wide range  of painting, sculpture, photography, drawing and more, the gallery has become a “mini museum” with numerous premiere west coast exhibitions.
For more than 30 years, mixed media artist Teresa Camozzi has created innovative solutions for art commissions. From intricate small works to dazzling 7-story installations, Teresa creatively interprets the need of both the space and her clients. She brings her visions to life through various media — two-dimensional and three-dimensional art that can be free standing, mounted or suspended as mobiles.  Teresa’s work includes public art commissions, corporate installations, and site-specific pieces created for hospitality and healthcare facilities. She conceptualizes with architects, art consultants, and art commissioners, then collaborates with fabricators, city planners, architects, and the community at large to develop artwork that addresses the needs of the site. Her work has been well-received locally, nationally, and internationally.    
We have had an association with Stan for over 35 years, and he is certainly one of the most wide ranging creative people we have ever met.  President - Nunayer Business - 1992 to Present. Entertainment Company.  President - SetMaster - 1996 to Present. Applied digital asset management tracking system.  President - Manex Studios - Manex Visual Effects (MVFX)) 2000 - 2004. The two time Academy Award winning Digital Effects Company. ("What Dreams May Come" and "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon") President & Founding Member - Studio Xchange - 1998 - 2000.  Over three hundred films including but not limited to: Queen of the Damned (2002), Thir13en Ghosts (2001), "Star Trek: Enterprise" (2001), The Man Who Wasn't There (2001), The Animal (2001), Exit Wounds (2001), Almost Famous (2000), Bless the Child (2000), Mission: Impossible II (2000), Michael Jordan to the Max (2000), Romeo Must Die (2000), What Dreams May Come (1998), Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2003), The Matrix (1999),The Matrix Reloaded (2003), The Matrix Revolutions (2003)  Co-Author (along with Bill Dawson) of "The Purple Band" - 1994 The forerunner of the coding system for the DVD system. Practical Applications: "The TimeTables Of History" "The Beatles", "Elvis", "The Rolling Stones"
GEORGE GROSS - Healdsburg, CA
Volunteer - Real Estate Management
George has been active in real estate brokerage and property managment for over 40 years in Los Angeles, Chicago, Wisconsin and Sonoma County.  He has also spent many years managing rental property for artists, art events and occasionally working as a sculptor.  As the general manager of Chanslor Wildlife, LLC and Visitng Artists, LLC,  he has worked with many environmental organization and educational institutions in the Bay Area and in 
Southern California.    
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ANN FLYNN - Mill Valley, CA
Ann's education at New York University was in finance and the business of the company she founded was in technology finance.
We met Ann as a supporter of Chanslor Wildlife and her interest in
environmental preservation and country property.  In addition to being a collector of sculpture and painting, she is also active in the preservation of historic property in New York.  She has experience in both home construction and renovation and is active in the support 
of the art community