PPGH Committees

PPGH is only successful because our members contribute their time and effort to help our meetings, events, and workshops benefit the whole membership. We are always looking for new members to get involved in the guild and working on a committee is an excellent way to contribute to the guild and also get to know other guild members. Please fill out a committee application if you want to join a committee.

Standing Committees

Financial Review Committee

Responsibility is to provide an audit report to the general membership and the audit report is to be adopted by a majority vote at the first regular Board meeting of the year.

  • Kim Christensen (Chair)
  • Curley Marshall, Cr. Photog., CPP
  • Tara Flannery, CPP


The sole function of this committee shall be to present a slate of nominees for office to the general membership for a vote. This committee is made up of at least two Past Presidents and 3 Active Members.

  • Tom Hathcock, M.Photog.Cr., CPP (Chair)
  • Teri Whittaker, M.Photog.Cr., CPP
  • Francie Baltazar Stonestreet, M.Photog.Cr., CPP
  • Karen Butts, M.Photog.Cr., CPP
  • Armando Chacon, M.Photog.Cr.
  • Belinda Higgins, M.Photog.Cr., CPP
  • Aileen Harding, M.Photog.Cr., CPP


Adhoc committee that works with the Board of Directors to draft changes to the Bylaws.

  • Tom Hathcock, M.Photog.Cr., CPP (Chair)
  • Teri Whittaker, M.Photog.Cr., CPP
  • Kim Christensen
  • Belinda Higgins, M.Photog.Cr., CPP
  • Alvin Gee, M.Photog.Cr., CPP
  • Aileen Harding, M.Photog.Cr., CPP
  • Laura Mansur Guerra, CPP
  • Janice Jones, CPP

Action Committee's


Responsible for working with the Membership Director in promoting and welcoming new members, maintaining active membership involvement and helping register with monthly meetings activities.

  • Board Liaison, Laura Mansur, CPP (Team Lead)

PPGH Workshop Series

Responsible for the planning and executing guild workshops and PPA Continuing Education Merit programs. 

  • Board Liaison, Teri Whittaker, M.Photog.Cr., CPP 
  • Tom Hathcock, M.Photog.Cr., CPP
  • Kathy Kinser, CPP
  • Duane Blocker
  • Booker Shelton
  • Kat Mack
  • Cristi Harvey
  • Theresa Campbell
  • Lenora Stein
  • Laura Mansur Guerra, CPP


Responsible for contact the membership as needed to communicate guild information.

  • Board LiaisonLaura King, CPP
  • Kathy Kinser
  • Teri Whittaker, CPP
  • Mary Blackwell
  • Irma Furnish
  • Vera Brock


Responsible for checking Fellowship points to be awarded to PPGH members at the end of the year.

  • Chair, Duane Blocker


This committee is a dedicated to creating, maintaining, and updating all guild online website presences. They work with other committees and the Board of Directors to add and disseminate guild information.

  • Board Liaison: Duane Blocker 
  • Sandra Showalter (Chair)
  • Teri Whittaker, M.Photog.Cr., CPP
  • Tom Hathcock, M.Photog.Cr., CPP

Social Media

Responsible to disseminate information on monthly meetings and events as well as promote the guild on social media sites in which the guild participates.

  • Board Liaison, Kevin Falcon (Team Lead)
  • Sandra Showalter


Responsible to capture images from all guild events for historical and communication purposes.

  • Board Liaison: Kevin Falcon, Cr. Photog., CPP
  • Booker Shelton
  • Laura Mansur, CPP

Image Competition

Responsible for the administering the guild image competition. Also organizes and keeps the image competition scores which goes toward the end of year recognition awards.

  • Board Liaison: Tara Flannery, CPP
  • Chair: Sherry Pich√©, M. Photog., CPP
  • Duane Blocker
  • Aileen Harding, M. Photog., Cr., CPP

Mentor Program

Responsible to administer the Mentor Program for active members.

  • Karen Butts, M.Photog., CPP (Team Lead)


Responsible for organizing and layout of the ViewFinder monthly publication. Members work with Chair to help write articles and petition members to submit articles. In addition, this committee help draft any guild related communications.

  • Board Liaison: Aileen Harding, M. Photog., Cr., CPP
  • Theresa Campbell (Viewfinder Editor/ Chair)
  • Karen Butts, M.Photog., CPP
  • Kevin Falcon, Cr. Photog., CPP
  • Booker Shelton

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