Festival Team

David Phillips – Director
phillips@columbiafestival.com

Dave Simmons – Programming Manager
dave@columbiafestival.com

Martha Rose – Bookkeeper
martha@columbiafestival.com

Brye Huntley – Marketing Assistant
brye@columbiafestival.com

Clifford Feldwick – IT (Volunteer)

Dale Rodefer – CFA Technical Director (Contractor)

Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees

PRESIDENT

Ron Nicodemus, President, Nicodemus Communications Group

 

PRESIDENT ELECT

Suzi Padgett, Vice President, Branch Manager, Long and Foster Real Estate, Inc.

TREASURER

Ronnie A. Wooten, Assistant Vice President Sales & Service Officer, BB&T Bank

 

SECRETARY

Michelle Miller, Director, Community Services, Columbia Association; President, Columbia’s 50th Birthday

 

LEGAL COUNSEL

Kevin J. Kelehan, Esquire, Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr LLP

 

ACCOUNTANT

Gary J. Stacharowski, CPA, Accounting Offices of Gary J. Stacharowski

 

BOARD EMERITUS

Steven Sachs, Executive Vice President & Director, Real Estate and Hotel Practice, Willis Group

 

TRUSTEES

Teri Deane, Realtor, ABR, CRS, SFR, RE/MAX 100

Larry Evans, Sr. Executive Vice President, LG-TEK

Renee A. Foose, Superintendent, Howard County Public School System

Vanessa Rodriguez, Director, Marketing, The Howard Hughes Corporation

Lee Sachs, Arts Advocate

Kelli Shimabukuro, Community Education & Partnership Coordinator, Howard County Library System

Mary Kay Sigaty, Howard County Council

Larry Twele, Chief Executive Officer, Howard County Economic Development Authority

Marie Westhaver, Professor, Arts and Humanities  |  Chair of Film, Humanities, and Interdisciplinary Studies, Howard Community College

 Laura Wetherald, Bureau Chief, Recreation, Howard County Dept. of Recreation and Parks