Terry Olson

Chief Instigator
Trying to inspire and keep track of it all

Thali Sugisawa

Business Maven
Managing and connecting with business and creative partners

Barbara Hartley

Downtown Arts District Executive Director
Fiscal agency for the festival

Anthony Jansen

Chief Financial Overlord
Handling vendor payouts and on-site sales along with overall books

Ha’Ani Hogan

Visual Purveyor
Organizing the Visual Arts Program & Gallery

Kat Quast

Visual Arts Curator
Managing entries for the Visual Arts Program & Gallery

Debbie Fahmie

Fundraising & Choir Champion
Soliciting choirs to join the Diversitastic! Choir and sell V.I.P. Packages

Tony Taylor

Film Force

Jae Nale

Mistress of the Site & Pope of Production
Bringing all logistics together

Paula Wyatt

Fashion Curator
Runway shows

Leo Aether

Music Curator
Musical acts, Fusion Contest and Remix Contest

Nickie Drumb

Visual Co-Conspirator
Bringing our brand to documents

Alex Moonsang

Visual Medium
Creating graphic designs

Matthew Weller

Social Savant
Maximizing social media

Steve Schneider

Word Wiz
Creating written descriptions

Teresa Borker

Dance Curator
Dance performances, Fusion Contest, Parade Costumes

Shawn Welcome

Word Curator
Word stage performances and contests

Nina Streich

Film Curator
Film contest and pavilion

Lori Turchin

Film Force
Film contest and pavillion

Kevin Findlay

Master Schmoozer
Special events promotion

Tisse Mallon

Interaction Guru
Activities that connect people

Charles Phillips

Benefits Beacon
Collecting prizes for the button benefits

Kalen Rice

Volunteer Coordinator
Keeping the show running

Emmy Collins

Message Compiler
Script for the MC’s

Stacy Nale-Stadom

Vendors Coordinator

Jeff Matz

Visual Viscount
Creator of the visual brand

Omar Carrasquillo

Vejigantes Masks Master
Traditions through art

Beatriz Andrekovich

Games & fun Co-Captain
Organizing the games we’ll play

Dana Marie Roquemore

Food Fusion Captain

Organizing the Food Contest

Eva Krzewinski

Parade Arranger
Getting the mob organized

Fabie Alphonse-Reid

Dance Party Powerhouse
Bringing together the elements to get people dancing

Dave Russell

Keep the stages humming

Mike Seif

Motion Catcher

Walter Jackson

Games & Fun Captain

Curating the games we’ll play

Mary Thompson Hunt

Keep the stages humming

Ellen Gordon

Sales Trooper
Providing day-of, on-site sales

Peter Gordon

Sales Trooper
Providing day-of, on-site sales

Creative & Business Partners