The Children’s Art Foundation–Stone Soup Board

Stone Soup is produced by the Children’s Art Foundation Inc., an educational nonprofit organization registered as a 501(c)(3) in the United States (EIN 23-7317498).

Our Board offers the organization invaluable advice and expertise in many areas, especially fundraising, children’s education, operational logistics, and financial management. The Board meets every quarter to review progress and discuss strategy with the management team.

Meet the Board Members

Emma Wood, President

Brion Sprinsock, Director

Brion Sprinsock is a fine art photographer who lives in Santa Cruz California. He joined the Children’s Art Foundation Board in 2019 after serving on its board in the 1990s. Brion brings to Stone Soup 16 years of study and experience in non profit board governance and development. As President of the Santa Cruz Montessori School board Brion co-chaired three capital campaigns to construct new facilities that doubled the size of the school’s classrooms and converted all its campuses to solar power.  In his spare time Brion can be found wandering the back country of the Vermillion Cliffs National Monument in southern Utah.

Anu Sukhdial, Director

Anu is a parent of two boys who have been regular contributors to Stone Soup since they were six years old. Her older son, Abhi, was the winner of the first Stone Soup annual book contest. For several years, Anu served as Chair of the PTA Reflections ® Arts-in-Education competition for Stillwater Public Schools. Reflections ® is one of the largest programs of its kind, with more than 300,000 students (Pre-K-12 th grade) across the US participating every year. In this capacity, she worked closely with teachers, creative professionals, and local organizations to promote the arts and encourage student submissions. Before moving to Oklahoma, Anu worked as a marketing executive in Silicon Valley for more than a decade. She is currently pursuing her dual passions for film and writing as a screenwriter. Anu holds a BA from UC Berkeley, MBA from Stanford University, and a Professional Program in Screenwriting certificate from UCLA.

Sally Wood, Director

Sally Wood is Chief Operating Officer of the non-profit Council for Economic Education. In this role she oversees the finance, IT, sales operations and marketing for CEE, and works closely with the President and CEO to establish CEE’s strategy. She is an experienced general manager with extensive experience in K-12 education and finance. This experience has made her keenly aware of the importance of providing tools for students and teachers to increase their economic and financial literacy.

Most recently Sally was a Co-founder of Kapitall, an online investing platform designed to make investing tools and principles more accessible to new and casual investors. Prior to Kapitall she held a number of senior management roles at Pearson, Viacom and Bertelsmann, where she ran online and direct marketing businesses in the education, media and financial categories.

Formerly a board member of Agatha Christie Ltd., Sally currently serves on the board of U.K.-based Brilliant Films LLC. Sally received a B.A. in English from Bennington College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

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