SMF People

Board of Directors

Chair: Vicki McElreath
Treasurer & Vice Chair: Thomas Reilly
Vice Chair:
Ron Whitaker
Secretary: Harold Yellin

Melissa Bouchillon
Dr. Jessica Carter
Tim Coy (Immediate Past Chairman)
Mary Dugas
John Haslam
Holden Hayes
Bill Jaques
David Johnson
Monty Jones, Jr.
Ted Kleisner
Jeff Kole
Dr. Ann Levett
B.H. Levy
Joe Marinelli (Ex-Officio)
Ruth McMullin
Dave Neises
David Paddison
Larry Pike
Kacey Kennickell Ray
Cyreia Sandlin
Shelby G. Schavoir
Trip Tollison (Ex-Officio)
Vincent West
Rhegan White-Clemm

Chairman Emeritus: Bob Faircloth (Ex-Officio)

Savannah Music Festival Staff

Executive & Administration
Erin Tatum,
Interim Executive Director 

Abbey Matye,
Programming Associate icon-mail

Artistic & Production
Ryan McMaken,
Artistic Director

Philip Dukes,
Thomas V. & Susan G. Reilly Associate Artistic Director

Mike Marshall,
Associate Artistic Director

Marcus Roberts,
Associate Artistic Director

Chris Evans,
Technical Director

Development
Kat Clark,
Development Coordinator icon-mail

Education & Outreach
Jenny Woodruff,
Director of Education & Community Engagement
Elizabeth Anderson & Charles H. Morris Music Education Chair
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Jessica Messere,
Manager, SMF Jazz Academy icon-mail

Erez Dessel,
Music Director, SMF Jazz Academy icon-mail

Aaron Jennings,
Program Coordinator, SMF Jazz Academy icon-mail

Marketing
Larissa Thut Davidson,
Marketing & Graphic Design Manager  icon-mail

Contributing Photographers
Frank Stewart icon-external
Ayano Hisa icon-external
Elizabeth Leitzell icon-external