Board and Staff

Board Members

Holly Million is a filmmaker, nonprofit leader, teacher, speaker, writer, and blogger whose personal passion is empowering people to change their world for the better. Holly has nearly 30 years’ experience in nonprofit management and fundraising for organizations and films. Holly is the founder of Artists United, a an artist-led movement for the economic and political empowerment of artists in all disciplines worldwide and with a membership of 35K. Holly was the executive director of the BioBricks Foundation, a public-benefit organization whose mission is to ensure that the engineering of biology is conducted in an open and ethical manner to benefit all people and the planet. In addition to securing funding for A Story of Healing, which won a 1997 Academy Award, Holly has raised money for documentary and dramatic films that have aired on PBS, HBO, and other broadcast outlets. As a director, Holly created Changing Room, a dramatic film that had its television debut on PBS in 2005. Holly is the director of the feature-length documentary film, A Permanent Mark, now in post-production, which tells the story of American veterans and Vietnamese people suffering from Agent Orange exposure. Holly is the producer of The Rugby Player, a feature-length documentary about United Flight 93 passenger Mark Bingham and his mother Alice Hoagland. Holly also produced It Came From Kuchar, a documentary about underground filmmaker George Kuchar directed by Jennifer Kroot, and she was a fundraising consultant on Blind Spot: Murder By Women, a film by Oscar-

Veronica Zolina is an attorney in private practice near Boston, MA. She handles primarily criminal defense and residential landlord/tenant matters, and is trained in the collaborative model for resolving business and family disputes. An active member of the Women’s Bar Association, she heads up a regional section of the organization as well as local peer mentoring group. Veronica holds a law degree from Northeastern University School of Law and a BA from Harvard in linguistics/psychology. Before law school, she worked in marketing/communications for financial services firms and nonprofits in the Boston area. Since 1989 she has served on the board of Greyhound Friends, a Massachusetts dog rescue and adoption nonprofit, with several terms as president. She is also on the board of the Maynard Dog Owners Group, which promotes responsible dog ownership and is working to bring a public dog park to her town.

Janet Macher is a versatile and multi-talented artist who excels at sculpture, drawing and painting, theater, and puppetry. Her other interests include thrift shopping, gardening, animals, and bringing fun to every situation.