Anneruth Serman, Vice President
Anneruth Serman came to the US in 1960 from Germany and has lived in Connecticut ever since. In 1992, Heida Hermanns asked her to join the Board of the Westport Arts Center, where she served as its President for over two years and remained on the Board for several more. Anneruth resigned from the Board when her family began to divide their time between Connecticut and California 18 years ago. Heida also asked her to be one of her executors and to serve as trustee of the Artur and Heida Hermanns Holde Foundation. Anneruth was President of the Foundation from the time of Heida’s death until its dissolution. When in California, she works as docent at the Palm Springs Art Museum, a modern art museum of growing importance and reputation. Anneruth is also a member of and volunteers at the Virginia Waring International Piano Competition in Palm Desert.