Board of Directors

 

The Board is composed of recognized leaders committed to the preservation of textile arts as part of Bhutan’s cultural heritage. The current FRTAB directors are listed below:

Krista Amason
Arlington, Virginia, USA
Friends of the Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan, President
Trustee, Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan, Thimphu, Bhutan
Member, Leadership Committee, Smithsonian Folk life Festival 2008, Washington D.C. USA

Frederik Paulsen
Lusanne, Switzerland
Friends of the Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan, Treasurer
Trustee, Salk Institute of Biological Research, La Jolla, CA, USA
Trustee, South Georgia Heritage Trust, Dundee, Scotland
Trustee, Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan, Thimphu, Bhutan
Member, The Explorers Club, New York City, New York, USA
Honorary Member, Polar Explorers Association, Moscow, Russian Federation
Member, Board of Overseers to the School of Medicine and the Sackler School of Biomedical Sciences at Tufts University, Boston, MA, USA

Lee Ann Geiger
Arlington, Virginia, USA
Friends of the Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan, Secretary
Vice President, The Geiger Family Foundation, Arlington, VA, USA
President, Watery WaterColors, Arlington, VA, USA

Bonnie Towne
Seattle, Washington, USA

Neeti Banerjee
Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA

Special Advisory Committee

 

Rinzin Dorji
Thimphu, Bhutan
Friends of the Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan, Special Advisor
Executive Director, Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan

Myadali Soe-Lin
Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Friends of the Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan, Special Advisor