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Staff

SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION

Lonnie Bunch, Secretary
Kevin Gover, Under Secretary for Museums and Culture

CENTER FOR FOLKLIFE AND CULTURAL HERITAGE

Richard Kurin, Interim Director
Daniel Sheehy, Interim Smithsonian Folkways Curator and Director
Halle Butvin, Director of Special Projects
Greg Adams, Interim Archives Director
Haili Francis, Major Gifts Officer

ADVISORY COUNCIL

Ginnie Cooper, Chair
Francesco Bandarin, John Boochever, Thomas Downs, Chad Hamill, Robert N. Johnson, Joe Kapp, Dorothy McSweeny, Gouri Mirpuri, Selina Morales, Frederik Paulsen, George Schell, Council Members
Anthony Seeger, Ex officio

ADMINISTRATION

Marquinta Bell, Administrative Officer
Ramona Dowdal, Administrative Volunteer

SMITHSONIAN FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL

Sabrina Lynn Motley, Festival Director

PRODUCTION & OPERATIONS

Sarah Roffman, Production Manager
Jason Morris, Operations Director

DESIGN & COMMUNICATIONS

Josué Castilleja, Art Director
Elisa Hough, Editor and Web Content Manager
Toby Dodds, Director of Web and IT

DOCUMENTATION

Cecilia Peterson, Dave Walker, Documentation Coordinators
Charlie Weber, Video Director
Albert Tong, Video Producer

TECH CREW

Tyler Nelson, Technical Director
Jordan Leek, Assistant Technical Director

PROGRAM SUPPORT

Arlene Reiniger, Intern Coordinator
Kathy Phung, Foodways Program Manager
Erin Younger, Material Culture Research Associate
Amalia Córdova, Meredith Holmgren, Marjorie Hunt, Sojin Kim, Mary S. Linn, Curator Support Team

LIVING RELIGION

Michelle Banks, Lead Curator
Rebecca Fenton, Co-Curator
Brad Braxton, James Deutsch, Diana Baird N’Diaye, Curatorial Advisors
Natalie Solís, Latinx Curatorial Assistant
Ashley Martinez, Program Coordinator

THE OZARKS

Cristina Díaz-Carrera, Tom Peters, Lead Curators
Craig Amason, Drew Beisswenger, Rachel Besara, Rebecca Fenton, Lisa Higgins, Holly Kouns, Kaitlyn McConnell, Jason Morris, Arlene Reiniger, Rachel Reynolds, Virginia Siegel, Curatorial Team
Pablo Molinero-Martinez, Program Coordinator
Aidan Keys, Research Assistant
Lindsay Anne Herring, M. Quaid Montgomery, Program Interns


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