board of trustees
Beverly James, a native San Franciscan, received a BA in Art from San Francisco State University and has always had a passion for painting. Ms. James has served as a trustee of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco; Commissioner of the San Francisco Film and Video Arts Commission; Vice President of Miramonte Mental Health Services; and as a member of the boards of ArtTable, Mid-Peninsula High School, and Friends of Langley Porter.
Ms. James was first elected to the SFAI Board of Trustees in 1985 and has served as Chair, Vice Chair, Board Secretary, and the Chair of both the Development Committee and Committee on Trustees. She was re-elected to the SFAI Board in 2003 and served as Vice Chair and Chair of Committee on Trustees until September 2007. She was elected an Emeritus Trustee in March 2010.