Sarah Wilke became managing director of Seattle's On the Boards at the start of its 2004–05 season. She is responsible for the day-to-day and long-term strategic management of On the Boards. Prior to this position, Wilke worked as managing director of Consolidated Works in Seattle, as associate curator of education at the Tacoma Art Museum, and at the Freer & Sackler Galleries in Washington, D.C. in various education, programming, and curatorial positions. Wilke was a Fulbright Fellow in Sri Lanka. She has served as a panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts, Artist Trust, and the National Performance Network. She served as a Center management panelist in 2013 and 2012, and as a LOI panelist in 2013.