Team and Creative Partners

A collective of people who are passionate about diversity, culture, collaboration, inclusiveness and innovation.

The year-round program of parades, dining experiences and the annual festival is the work of a dedicated team whose largely volunteer efforts. 

Step up and meet the crew whose skills and stories are as diverse as FusionFest itself.

Terry Olson

Chief Instigator

Thali Sugisawa

Business Development

Barbara Hartley

Downtown Arts District Executive Director

Alex Moonsang

Graphic Design

Leo Aether

Music Curator

Teresa Borker

Dance Curator

Shawn Welcome

Words Curator

Paula Wyatt

Fashion Curator

Lori Turchin

Film Curator

Nina Streich

Film Curator

Paula Wyatt

City Arts Visual Arts Curator

Ha'Ani Hogan

City Arts Visual Arts Curator

Tisse Mallon

Interactive Village Curator

Stacy Nale-Stadom

Vendors Curator

Debbie Fahmie

Choir Coordinator

Fabie Reid

Global Street Dance Party Coordinator

Kalen Rice

Volunteer Coordinator

Amy Hadley

Tech Director

Jae Nale

Site Coordinator

Kevin Findlay

Promotional Events

Anthony Jansen

On-Site Sales Supervisor

Dana Marie Roquemore

Food Fusion Contest Coordinator

Charles Phillips

Prizes Curator