2017 Board Members

Debbi Gillotti - Board President

Mindy Landsman - Vice President

Sandy Condiotty - Vendor Lead

Taylor Seidel - Development Lead

Alexandra Sonnabend - Secretary

Anna Gordon - Volunteer Lead

Caroline Thienes - Treasurer

Paul Sommer - Music Lead

Chuck Kleiner

Eliana Caputo Malaguzzi

Market ManagerS

Lora Liegel and Patty Spahr

Lora Liegel and Patty Spahr

Lora Liegel is the new Market Manager for Mercer Island Farmers Market. Patty Spahr, who has held this position over the last several years will be retiring at the end of June, 2017.  Patty has worked hard to increase sales, the number of vendor participants, and overall customer base. Thank you, Patty!  

Lora is passionate about supporting farmers and locally sourced foods and products. She has over ten years experience working in the northwest agricultural sector. 

Assistant Manager

Priscilla Padgett has lived on Mercer Island for 21 years. She enjoys the Island's open spaces, schools, sense of community, and volunteer opportunities. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two grown children. Born and raised in Alaska, favorite activities include, hiking, camping, skiing, and walking her dog, 'Scout'.  Priscilla will be helping with day of market tasks and updating the website.  

Operations Assistant


Eli is a sophomore at Mercer Island High School. His class interests include History and Business. He enjoys volunteering and competing with the varsity wrestling team. He will be helping at the Market with set-up and break down, staffing the Information Booth, answering customer questions, and everything in between.