The APA|NY Board
Susan McWhinney: Co-Chair
A long time photographer, former art buyer & photo editor, Susan shoots lifestyle along with food and still life for clients ranging from Conde Nast to Kraft Foods. When not shooting she considers cycling, and hiking pretty good ways to spend time.
Tony Gale: Co-Chair
Tony Gale is an award winning, NYC based photographer. He has been a member of the APA|NY board since 2006. Since fall of 2009 Tony has also been a part time instructor at Parsons the New School of Design.
William Vazquez: Acting Treasurer
Professional advertising photographer for more than 20 years, based in NYC, and resides in Brooklyn. He Has served on the APA|NY board since 2003, the last three years as chairman of the board.
Andrea Patton: Assistant Liaison
Andrea Patton is the Liaison to assistants in the greater New York photography community. Andrea is a New Englander at heart and now lives in Brooklyn.
Marianne Rafter: Membership Committee chair
Marianne Rafter is a New York based lifestyle photographer serving the editorial and advertising world with portrait, food and travel imagery.
Adele Godfrey: Board member
After completing an advertising degree from Brooks Institute, Adele moved to the quick-paced city of New York to work as a commercial photographer. Frequent trips to her roots in Southern California keep her creative and excited about photography.
Laura Trevino: Board member
Laura is a NYC-based portrait photographer. She also specializes in travel and lifestyle imagery. She’s always been fascinated by the uniqueness of people’s personalities and captures that moment when working with clients.
Jocelyn obtained her M.A. from Christie’s Education in December 2009. She worked at Novo Arts for a year prior to becoming the Director of APA|NY in July 2010.