Board of Directors


Miguel de los Rios


Paul Boulay

Paul is a Silicon Valley computer engineer as well as an amateur photographer and metalworker. For the CBA his usual role is conference gallery photographer. He welcomes opportunities to help out the CBA and its members.


Craig Litwin

Craig’s favorite part about the CBA is the patient culture of blacksmiths and their eagerness to teach the next generation about the craft. Experienced in non-profit management and capacity building, he is excited to collaborate on ways to increase our membership across the state.


Victoria Ritter

Intro is coming soon.


Board Members at Large

  • Bill Kasper

  • Linda Mangum 

  • Gary Standke

  • Jeff Hunter 

  • Chris Braneulas

  • Karen Tappendorf

  • Michael Suwczinsky

    Interested in joining the board of the CBA?

    The reality is that the CBA, like any volunteer organization, can only work if members step up and participate in the workings of the group. Many "seasoned" members have taken a turn, have you? Now speaking particularly to our younger members -- how will the CBA know what is or isn't working for you if you are not present and voice your views?

    CBA Board application information.pdf

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