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Smithsonian Folklife Festival Staff

SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION

David Skorton, Secretary
John Davis, Provost

CENTER FOR FOLKLIFE AND CULTURAL HERITAGE

Michael Mason, Director
Halle Butvin, Director of Special Projects
Robert Leopold, Deputy Director for Research and Collections
Huib Schippers, Curator and Director, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

ADVISORY COUNCIL

Deborah Wong, Chair
Ginnie Cooper, Thomas Downs, Chad Hamill, Bill Ivey, Dawn McCall, Susan Norton, Ana Maria Ochoa, George Papagiannis, Frederik Paulsen, George Schell, Jacquie Gales Webb, Council Members
Libby O’Connell, J. Scott Raecker, Honorary
Patricia Shehan Campbell, Ex officio

ADMINISTRATION

Marquinta Bell, Administrative Officer
Claudia Telliho, Financial Management Specialist

SMITHSONIAN FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL

Sabrina Lynn Motley, Festival Director
Zaki Ghul, Production Coordinator
Eddie Mendoza, Festival Services Manager

OPERATIONS

Justin Hensley, Operations Manager

ART AND DESIGN

Josué Castilleja, Art Director

PUBLICATIONS AND WEB

Elisa Hough, Editor
Toby Dodds, Director of Web and IT
Sandy Wang, Web Designer and Developer

DOCUMENTATION

Cecilia Peterson, Dave Walker, Documentation Coordinators
Charlie Weber, Video Director
Taylor McBride, Crystal Sanchez, OCIO Video Archivists

TECHNICAL SUPPORT

Tyler Nelson, Technical Director

PROGRAM SUPPORT

Arlene Reiniger, Intern Coordinator

CURATORIAL TEAMS

Diana Baird N’Diaye, Rebecca Fenton, Benin
Amalia Cordova, Cristina Díaz-Carrera, Brazil
Whitney Brown, American South
Sojin Kim, Nichole Procopenko, Washington, D.C.


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