Contact / Board of Directors



The ASMP board members are working photographers and Professional Members of ASMP who volunteer their time and energies for the Society and the industry. The following provides some brief information about the current board.

Name: Nancy Kaye
Joined ASMP: 2018
Value of ASMP Membership: ASMP membership is a way to be part of a photo community, connecting with others to share skills, information, and resources. As a photo educator and curator, I value giving opportunities to photographers to show work, gain exposure and get feedback.
Work (specialty): Documentary, Street Photography, Fine Art
Non-Photographic Interests: Yoga, hiking, bicycling
Instagram: @nancykayephotography

Vice President
Name: Emily Sandifer
Joined ASMP: 2009, 2020
Value of ASMP Membership: Community and education
Work (specialty): Portraits, fashion, travel, and directing
Non-Photographic Interests: Planning trips (mostly to Scotland), the outdoors, my partner TJ and two cats, and never-ending home and studio renovations.

Board Member 
Name: Sej Saraiya
Joined ASMP: May 2022
Value of ASMP Membership: A solid nationwide community of photographers, an opportunity to give back, photography events, lectures, workshops, exhibitions.
Work (specialty): Documentary and Fine Art photography, Portraits
Non-Photographic Interests: World Cultures, Yoga, Meditation, Poetry
Instagram: @sejvsaraiya

Board Member 
Name: Saalika Khan
Joined ASMP: October 2015
Value of ASMP Membership: A community of resources and education for craft and career growth.
Work (specialty): Fine Art, Portraiture, Documentary, and Event
Non-Photographic Interests: Film/TV production, playing music, animals, painting
Instagram: @saalika.foto

Board Member 
Name: Jasen Laks
Joined ASMP: 2020
Value of ASMP Membership: Meeting and learning from the best in the biz.
Work (specialty): Documentary and fine-art
Non-Photographic Interests:  Distributing golf balls to impossible-to-retrieve places, reading, boating, après skiing.
Instagram: n/a

Board Member
Name:Jim Brammer
Joined ASMP:2014
Value of ASMP Membership:Networking with world-class creatives, learning from the best (lectures, webinars, events and ASMP Academy), business support (legal and copyright assistance) and paying it forward.
Work (specialty):Portraiture, Corporate Events, Concerts, Architecture, Aerial Photography (drones) and Fine Art photography
Non-Photographic Interests:Travel, jazz, wine tasting and spending time with my Bride.
Instagram: @jimbrammer

Board Member
Name: Dawn Bowery
Joined ASMP: 2023
Value of ASMP Membership: ASMP community, sharing knowledge, support of fellow board members, events and webinars
Work (specialty): Portraits and fine art
Non-Photographic Interests: Travel, yoga, hiking and interior design
Instagram: @dawnboweryphotography