Board & Staff

our team

Board of Directors

Chris Bird
Chair
Dr. Anthony Robinson
Immediate Past Chair
Katie Ashley
Member at Large
Susan Everitt
Member at Large
James Heffner
Fund Development Chair
Beth Morrison
Treasurer
Scott Thorp
Programming Chair
Shell Berry
Member at Large
Gary Dennis
Member at Large
Katie Jones
Secretary
Ogden Tabb
Member at Large
Cher Best
Marketing Chair

Trustees of the Academy of Richmond County

William J. Badger
A. Bleakley Chandler, M.D.
Patrick H. Perry
George B. Barrett
Paul Dunbar
Tennent Houston
Thomas H. Robertson
Thomas M. Blanchard
Cobbs G. Nixon
Leroy H. Simkins, Jr.
Patricia M. Lee, Secretary

Creative Advisors

Moniqua Acosta
Chris Bird
Matthew Buzzell
George Claussen
Gary Dennis
Karen Gordon
Susan Laney
Jay Jacobs
Brian McGrath
Jim Nord
Clara Park
Coco Rubio
Emily Stevenson
Reggie Sykes
Steven Uhles

Westobou Staff

Kristi Jilson
Ex Officio, Executive Director
Bethany Marshall
Assistant Events Coordinator
Jason Craig
Senior Graphic Designer

Join our Organization

If you are interested in working for Westobou, volunteering or becoming a part of our organization, email your resume to info@westoboufestival.com today!