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

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