June 23 - 25, 2017 Western Gateway Park Friday & Saturday 11AM - 10PM I Sunday 11AM - 5PM
Celebrating
20 Years!

Our People

Staff

Stephen King, CFEE, Executive Director

James Bruton, CFEE, Operations Manager

Colleen Murphy, Sponsorship Manager

Kristian Day, Producer, Interrobang Film Festival    

Morgan Dowdall, Volunteer Coordinator

Belle Du Chene, Integrated Marketing Specialist

Mackenzie Mehmen, Graphic Design Intern

Lily Risken, Graphic Design Intern

Mary Piechowski, Program Intern

Taylor Weigel, Program Intern

 

Board of Directors

Susan Patterson Plank, Chair, Iowa Newspaper Association*

Tom Whitney, Immediate Past Chair, Whitney Law Office* 

Beth Brady, Principal*

Bill Burma, Grand View University

Mary Chapman, Des Moines Area Community College

Vicki Comegys, Greater Des Moines Convention & Visitors Bureau*

Angela Connolly, Polk County Board of Supervisors

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*

Stephen King, CFEE, Executive Director*

Robert Larson, Treasurer, John Deere*

Gene Meyer, Greater Des Moines Partnership

Robert Reeves, Artist

Scott Sundstrum, Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

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

Natalie Tomaras

Tom Whitney

Event Management Team

If you are interested in joining our Event Management Team, click here.

Molly Bochanyin, Merchandise

Lisa Brassell, Office Manager

Brian Brown, Sustainability

Katelin Brown, Sustainability

Micah Chaplin, Office Manager

Belle Du Chen, Social Media

Amy Croll, Beverage Sales

Kristian Day, Interrobang Film Festival

Ben Day, Performing Arts

Brian Dreesman, Artist Relations

Tiffany Espelund, Volunteer Relations

Kara Fedje, Student Art Exhibition

Jamie Fisher, Volunteer Relations

Matt Fisher, Volunteer Relations

Brandon Hart, Interrobang Film Festival

Mackenzie Hawk, Sustainability

Kristina Huntsman, Production

Renae Irvin, Merchandise Manager

Andrea Jansen, Volunteer Relations

Amanda Kimber, Sculpture Garden

Abigail Landhuis, Food Vendors

Audrie Leib, Artist Relations

Kent Maahs, Sponsor Relations

Jaclynne Maranell, Artist Relations

Sean Masters, Artist Relations

Laurie Miller, Performing Arts

Katie Minks, Merchandise

Lindsay Moeiler, Sponsor Relations

Stacey Nay, Student Art Exhibition

Maddie Pals, Social Media

Kristine Pederson, Production

Vanessa Reed, Office Manager

Ryan Rohlf, Sponsor Relations

Autumn Rupkey, Beverage Sales

Angie Schmitt, Student Art Exhibition

Kevin Shannon, Office Manager

Alissa Sheldon, Concierge

Taylor Soule, Volunteer Relations

Kate Steffen, Food Vendors

Jodi Tomlonovic, Sculpture Garden

Kurt Weakland, Beverage Team

Avana Wheeler, Sponsor Relations

Nicole Winebrenner, Volunteer Relations

Melissa Winters, Beverage Sales