Festival Committees

The Virginia Festival of the Book could not happen without these Committee Members, all volunteers, plus many more who assist at the events.  If we inadvertently omitted your name, please accept our apologies.

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2014 Committees

Advisory Committee

Kristin Adolfson
Simone K. Alley
Maia Bannan
Beth Barber
Josef Beery
Brad Bodager
Nancy E. Brockman
Althea Brooks
Sandra Cararo
Blake Caravati
Robert Chapel
Scott Colley
Ellen Crosby
Rhoda Dreyfus
Susan Erno
Fran Feigert
Jane Foy
Michael Jay Green
Kendra Y. Hamilton
Sandy Hausman
Proal Heartwell
Timothy Hulbert
Janis Jacquith
Sibley Johns
Maurice Jones
Jonathan A. Kates
Jody Kielbasa
Joan Kindig
Deborah Kovarsky
Nicole La Rocque
Sarah Lawson
Jeb Livingood
Peyton Lewis
Ann H. Mallek
Lawrence McConnell
Charlotte McDaniel
Katherine McNamara
Rachel Miller
Ashleigh Owens
Nancy K. O’Brien
Lydia W. Peale
Hoke Perkins
Deborah Prum
Leah Puryear
Kate Rullman
George W. Sampson
Mark Saunders
James Scales
Mary Scott-Fleming
Paul K. Shepherd
Marcy Sims
Lisa Russ Spaar
Frank Squillace
Leah Stoddard
Carol R. Troxell
Mitzi Ware
Aubrey V. Watts
Anda L. Webb
Amy Wicks-Horn
Roger Williams

Steering and Adult
Program Committee

Bonnie Brewer
Paul Collinge
William L. Frank
John Halliday
Susan Tyler Hitchcock
Mary Kirwan
Deborah Kovarsky
Enid McCoy Krieger
Evette Lamka
Judy Lesiak
Mayapria Long
Donna Lucey
Charlotte McDaniel
Lydia Peale
K K Pearson
Caroline Preston
Steve Rubin
Bella Stander
Wayne D. Terwilliger
Tamyra Turner
Hilda Ward
Mitzi Ware
Henry Wiencek
Mike Zbailey
Burt and Grace Zisk

Leadership Breakfast Committee

Robin T. Amato
Althea W. Brooks
Hal Hurka
Nicole La Rocque
Iris Luck
Susan McGinnis
Judy Mueller
Kate Rullman
Gary W. Taylor
Aubrey Watts

“Crime Wave” Committee

Meredith Cole
Deborah J. Dillon
Andy B. Straka
Dave Taylor

Publishing Day Committee

Stefan Bechtel
Robert S. Friedman
Jenny Gardiner
Mayapriya Long
Sarah McGuire
Kirsten Miles
Garrett Queen
Fran Cannon Slayton

Volunteer Steering Committee
and Site Coordinators

Diann Bailey
Susan Cable
Catherine and John Campagnino
Tish Ritchie Eppink
Peg Gilliland
Marjie Giuliano
Susan Hardie
Sally Humphrey
Deborah Kovarsky
Bruce and Karen Langevin
Evette Lamka, Co-Chair
Kim and Wiley Martin
Elizabeth C. Millett, Co-Chair
K K Pearson
Robert L. Reynolds
Laura Rydin
Meredith Tennant
Kristine Vey

Reading Circle

Dave Alluisi
Jen Alluisi
Sandy Anderson
Evette Lamka
Charlotte McDaniel
Heather Rowland
Mitzi Ware

Logistics

Barbara LaChance
Peyton Lewis
Bill Nesbit
Latasha Wade, UVa intern
Mitzi Ware
Martha Williams

Miller School of Albemarle Student Interns

Nate Cantu
Amanda Histand
Caleb McGowan
Caroline Tillman
Ursala Nelson
Andrew Bowman
Jason Nabi, Faculty Advisor

Graphic Design and Printed Program

Kristin Adolfson
Still Point Press and Design Studio – 2014 design
Joseph Beery – Original Book Festival Logo
The Daily Progress – 2014 Printed Program