Afa board of directors

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Jo wood brown

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Patricia ali

William Parker

patricia nicholson parker

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tom carhart

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david kreuter

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carter mathes

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ashton coghlan

AFA Staff

Patricia Nicholson Parker – Executive / Artistic Director
Miriam Parker – Assistant Director, Event Management
C. Meranda Flachs-Surmanek – Fundraising & Education Consultant
Nathan Chamberlain – Communications
Isai Santos – Admin assistant
Jamal Berry – Bookkeeper
Ricardo Ervey – Web Developer (Contractor)
Michael Lucio sternbach – Video Documentation, Archiving (Contractor)
Remzi Yildirim – Designer (Contractor)

AFA Advisory Board

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Nabil Ayers

is a music industry entrepreneur, writer, and musician. He was named one of Billboard Magazine's Indie Power Players (2019, 2020). He founded record labels The Control Group and Valley of Search, and published in NY Times, NPR, People, GQ, and Huffington Post.

Todd Nicholson

former executive director of Arts for Art. Currently director of major gifts at the japan society.

Whit Dickey

musician and rec. Label TAO forms, was the first donor to Arts for art and the vision festival. it was his vision to help make the festival a reality.

John Schiek

former board member and champion of FreeJazz.

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Herman Milligan Jr.

Greg Cohen

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Sandeep Mehta

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Deborah Steinglass

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Anthony Jermaine Ross-Allam

Bradford Smith

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Anita Romero Warren