June 24 - 26, 2016 Western Gateway Park Friday & Saturday 11AM - 10PM I Sunday 11AM - 5PM

Our People

Staff

Stephen King, CFEE, Executive Director

James Bruton, Production Manager

Liz Adelman, Adelman PR, Marketing and Communications

Kristian Day, Guest Producer, Interrobang Film Festival    

Morgan Dowdall, Volunteer Coordinator

Maddy Baker, Intern

Jacy Bartling, Intern

Rinora Jelliqi, Intern

Madeleine Pals, Intern

Board of Directors

Natalie Tomaras, Chair, Athene*

Tom Whitney, Chair-Elect, Whitney Law Office*

E.J. Giovannetti, Immediate Past Chair, Hopkins & Huebner, P.C.*

Sarah Buckley, GuideOne Insurance*

Vicki Comegys, Greater Des Moines Convention & Visitors Bureau

Chris Connolly, Iowa Events Center/Global Spectrum

Christopher Diebel, LPCA Public Strategies

Jeff Fleming, Ex-Officio, Des Moines Art Center*

Rachel Flint, Hubbell Realty

Joe Gatto, Des Moines City Council

Larassa Kabel, Artist*

Stephen King, CFEE, Executive Director*

Barbara Kirk, Chair, Artist Home Hosts,Community Leader

Robert Larson, Treasurer, John Deere*

Jenny McCoy, Secretary, Meredith Corporation*

Laura Palmer, xo-lp

Susan Patterson Plank, Customized Newspaper Advertising*

Lynn Swanson, Nationwide

 

 *Executive Committee

Past Chairs

Pamela Bass-Bookey

Kirk Blunck

E.J. Giovannetti

Robert Josten

Tracy Lewis

Kent Mauck

Pat McFarland

Jim Quilty

Event Management Team

Denika Almburg, Beverage Sales

Jill ApplegateOffice Manager

Kimberly Bilstad, Bravo DSM!

Molly Bochanyin, Merchandise Assistant/Designer

Ryan Carlson, Beverage Relations

Micah ChaplinOffice Manager

Melissa Coffman, Nurturing a Student's Vision

Amy Croll, Beverage Sales

Kristian Day, Interrobang Film Festival

Brian Dreesman, Artist Relations

Matt Fisher, Volunteer Relations

Mollie Giller, Food Vendor Relations

Sarah Haley, Entertainment

Chaden Halfhill,Sustainability

Tom Helbig, Production

Lynnae Hentzen, Beverage Sales 

Kristina HuntsmanVolunteer Relations

Renae Irvin, Merchandise Manager

Micheal Lane, Nuturing a Student's Vision

Katie Lovan, Artist Relations

Kent Maahs,Sponsor Relations

Jaclynne Maranell, Artist Relations

Sean Masters, Artist Relations

Laurie Miller, Entertainment

Katie Minks, Merchandise

Stacy Nay, Sculpture Garden

Alan Nguyen, Beverage Sales

Tammy Nguyen, Beverage Sales

Nicole Peckumn,Entertainment

Jermi Porter, Food Vendor Relations

Alex Randell, Entertainment

Ryan Rohlf, Sponsor Relations

Angie Schmitt, Sustainability

Michele Slawson, Interrobang Film Festival

Jodi Tomlonovic, Sculpture Garden

Brad Van Eaton, Sponsor Relations

Jennifer Voorhees, Beverage Sales Sales

Kurt Weakland, Beverage Relations

Jeremy Weiss, Entertainment

Joleen Weller, Bravo DSM!

Avana Wheeler, Sponsor Relations 

Nicole Winebrenner, Volunteer Relations

Melissa Winters, Beverage Sales