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
Jessie Carter
Emily Dickinson Scrivner
Mary Dugas
John Haslam
Holden Hayes
David Johnson
Kacey Kennickell Ray
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 G. 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

Kat Clark,
Development Coordinator  icon-mail

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

Jessica Messere,
Manager, SMF Jazz Academy icon-mail

Ulysses Owens,
Artist Educator in Residence, SMF Jazz Academy

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