SMF People

Board of Directors

Chair: Tim Coy
Chair-Elect & Treasurer: Vicki McElreath
Bob Faircloth (Chairman Emeritus)
Thomas Reilly
Ron Whitaker
Secretary: Harold Yellin

Melissa Bouchillon
Emily Dickinson Scrivner
Mary Dugas
John Haslam
Holden Hayes
David Johnson
Josh Keller
Ted Kleisner
Jeff Kole
Dr. Ann Levett
Dayle Levy
Joe Marinelli (Ex-Officio)
Ruth McMullin
Dave Neises (Immediate Past Chairman)
Thomas Oxnard, Jr.
David Paddison
Larry Pike
Shelby Schavoir
Trip Tollison (Ex-Officio)
Anne P. West
Vincent West
Gail Wickes

Savannah Music Festival Staff

Executive & Administration
David Pratt,
Executive Director 

Luella Sanders,
Chief Financial Officer icon-mail

Artistic & Production
Ryan McMaken,
Artistic Director

Philip Dukes,
Thomas V. & Susan G. Reilly Artistic Advisor Chair,
Chamber Music

Mike Marshall,
Associate Artistic Director

Marcus Roberts,
Associate Artistic Director

Erin Tatum,
Managing Director  icon-mail

Chris Evans,
Technical Director

Abbey Matye,
Artist Relations Assistant

Kat Clark,
Development Coordinator  icon-mail

Lee Avallone,
Development & Grants Associate  icon-mail

Education & Outreach
Jenny Woodruff,
Director of Education & Community Engagement
Elizabeth Anderson & Charles H. Morris Music Education Chair

Katie Griffith,
Education Coordinator  icon-mail

Jessica Messere,
Manager, SMF Jazz Academy icon-mail

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

Akinyemi Blackshear,
Marketing & Patron Services Associate icon-mail

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