HSDFI BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Don Gooch, Chair
Susan Altrui, Vice President
Tiara Lamb, Treasurer
Mary Neilson, Secretary
Kathleen Currie
Kelly Fleming
JoAnn Mangione
Kurt Myers
Courtney Pledger, Festival Director
Bill Solleder
Anthony Taylor
Robert Zunick

Executive Director
Director of programming

Courtney Pledger

Associate Director
operations Manager

Megan Baker

SCREENING COMMITTEE CHAIR

Chris Wilks

DIRECTOR OF SHORT FILM PROGRAMMING

Derek Horne

DIRECTOR OF FEATURE PROGRAMMING

Joe Bilancio

Guest Programmer: Doc/Fiction

Lauren Wissot

Director of Print Traffic
Operations assistant

Emily Baker

DIRECTOR OF TECHNOLOGY & MEDIA TEAM

Jen Gerber

DIRECTOR OF Events, parties & HSDFF Live

Gabe Gentry

BOX OFFICE DIRECTOR
EVENTS AND GUEST RELATIONS

Tiara Lamb

DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORTATION

Helen Bumpas

Volunteers MANAGERS 

Sylvia Bryant
Helen Bumpas
Tiara Lamb

PRODUCTION MANAGER 

Mike Poe

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS

Matt DeCample

DIRECTOR OF sOCIAL MEDIA

Kai Coggin

WEBMASTER

Tony Taylor

directors of fundraising

Dorothy Morris
Kathleen Currie

DIRECTOR OF AETN/HSDFF EMERGING FILMMAKER PROGRAM

Casey Sanders

audio manager

Bill Solleder

ART DESIGN 

Cranford Co.

PROGRAM DESIGN

Kevin Waltermire

PROGRAM editor

Dona Bailey

MEDIA PRODUCTION

BeSpoke Media
Galloway Pictures
Jessie Green

Event Managers

Blake Wilkerson
Drew Wilkerson

sponsor relations

Carol Scholp
Kay Ekey
Donna Casearia
Lysa Lawless

SPECIAL GUEST RELATIONS

Sophie Finkelstein
Crystal Myers
Mary Neilson
Daniela Ruiz

Graphic Design

Amy Porter

vip lounge hosts

Kim Gilsinger
Louise Jagger
Tiara Lamb

COMMUNITY OUTREACH/HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE

Ann Workman

Research and surveys

Rhonda Shook

AUDIENCE AWARD MANAGERS

Jean Brown

film introduction coordinator

Sallie Culbreth

HSDFF RED CARPET CIRCLE LIAISON

Marlys Moodie-Dodson

advertising sales

Carol Scholp

filmmaker swag bags

Lysa Lawless

staff photographer

Aaron Brewer

pr and marketing consultants

The Peacock Group
Angel Galloway

festival operations interns

Mai Le
Grant Kinsey
Dylan Saettle