September 5, 2008
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SAWDUST ART FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2008-2009 BOARD MEMBERS
Laguna Beach, CA – the Sawdust Art Festival announced the election of three new board members Sunday, August 31, making the end of a very successful
42nd season. The non-profit organization conducted its annual Board Membership Voting meeting Tuesday, August 26 at 5 p.m. after which votes were counted and results announced. Sally Wilde, Sawdust exhibitor since 1972, received the most votes, Cindy Stalnaker was second with 81 tallied votes. The final spot on the Sawdust Board of Directors resulted in a tie between exhibitors Dennis Junka and Susan Wade, resulting in the first ever run-off on Sunday, August 31. Long-time exhibitor Dennis Junka won the run-off and claimed the final spot.
The newly elected members will serve on the Sawdust board for three consecutive years. Each year, at the finish of the annual summer show, three out of nine seats on the Board of Directors are re-filled. The official 2008-2009
Sawdust Board of Directors is made up of the following members:
• Mike Kelly, President
• Bruce Linder, Vice President
• Kelly Akins, Secretary
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• Jim Stanaland, Treasurer
• Bruce Hampton
• Dennis Junka (new member)
• Cindy Stalnaker (new member)
• Sally Wilde (new member)
• Sue Winner
The Sawdust Art Festival, located at 935 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, CA 92651, celebrated the last day of its 2008 summer season on Sunday, August 31. Festival doors open again for the 18th Annual Winter Fantasy over four weekends beginning Saturday, November 22 through Sunday, December 14. For additional information call 949-494-3030 or navigate to www.SawdustArtFestival.org.
public and promoting the art created in Laguna Beach.