*Artists & Agents:  Please read this page before contacting us about applying to perform at a Lotus event*


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Executive Director : Sunni Fass
Booking Consultant (Festival 2019) : Rob Simonds – please contact for all booking inquiries
Development Director : Megan Hutchison
Outreach Director : Loraine Martin
Volunteer Coordinator/Facility Manager : Tamara Loewenthal
Marketing Director : Sara Sheikh
Graduate Assistants: Katie Bethel, Camryn Greer
Interns (Fall 2018/Spring 2019): Eric Ashby, Tyra Pinto, Olivia Shoemaker

Please note that Lotus founder and former artistic director Lee Williams has retired.  For all booking inquiries, please contact Rob Simonds at rob@lotusfest.org

Board of Directors

Jillian Kinzie, chair
Sharon McGuire, vice chair
Laura Patterson, secretary
R. Scott Walters, treasurer
Kathy Aiken
Geoffrey Bradley
Lauren J. Bryant
Scott Burgins
Tyron Cooper (member-elect, term begins 2019)
Doug Eibling
Gavin Everett (member-elect, term begins 2019)
Rita Koryan
Joyce Splann Krothe
Genevieve Pritchard (member-elect, term begins 2019)
Bridget Rinehimer (member-elect, term begins 2019)
Jennifer Riley Simone (member-elect, term begins 2019)
Peg Stice (member-elect, term begins 2019)
Allison Stites
Lloyd Williams
Loren Wood
Sunni Fass, ex officio


Advisory Board

Danise Alano-Martin
Sandi Clark
Jane Clay
Bob Flynn
Candice Foss
Jan Grant
Kim Gray
Brandi Host
Deb Hutton
Sherry Knighton-Schwandt
Jim Krause
Laura Plummer
Shawn Reynolds
Michael Shermis

The mission of the Lotus Education & Arts Foundation: To create opportunities to experience, celebrate, and explore the diversity of the world’s cultures, through music and the arts. [est. 1994; 501(c)3 not-for profit]