Jeremy Crandell is the owner of St. Louise Studios, a collaborative workspace for artists, fabricators and entrepreneurs, located at the northern end of the West Oakland Industrial Arts Corridor. Crandell has worked with The Crucible since 2000 in various capacities; as student, volunteer, staff and on the Board of Directors from 2005 to 2012. He has returned to Board service again in 2013. Crandell is a member of the Board of Directors of the Friends of the Children’s Eternal Rainforest supporting the work of the Monteverde Conservation League in Costa Rica. He has served on the Black Rock City LLC’s Art Department for the annual Burning Man event as well as the Black Rock Arts Foundation’s Advisory Council. Crandell was a co-founder of Brightmail, Inc., the email protection platform, now owned by Symantec, the Director of Technology for Network for Good and a Senior Technical Producer at America Online. Earlier in his career, Crandell worked for the Soviet/Russian Refugee program for the State Department and Immigration and Naturalization Service. Crandell received a bachelor’s degree in Politics and Russian from Principia College.