Steering Committee

Steering Committee members serve as chairmen of each area of the art festival. Their input, ideas and contacts make them a vital part of the ArtFest Fort Myers team. Many Steering Committee members have been involved with ArtFest for 10+ years.

As the art festival continues to grow so does the Committee. New members are always being recruited. Join the most fun festival team in town!

Steering Committee commitments
  • Two meetings of the full Steering Committee (October, January)
  • Subcommittee meetings — varies by subcommittee, averages three or four meetings per year
Special benefits for Steering Committee members
  • Access to all VIP activites (Opening Night VIP Party & VIP Terrace during the festival weekend)
  • Annual Commemorative Poster
  • ArtFest Fort Myers Polo Shirts
  • Meals, beverages & snacks during art festival set-up and festival weekend
  • Invitations to all private ArtFest functions throughout the year
  • Radio for festival communication
  • Golf Cart access for on-festival-site travel
  • Reserved Parking on the festival site
  • Dinner at all full-committee meetings
  • Post-festival Party
  • Chance to develop relationships with other Fort Myers community leaders
  • Chance to develop relationships with ArtFest sponsors
  • HAVE FUN!

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Steering Committee 2017

Art Under 20
Kristin Woolam
Elisa Grossman

Art Yard
Vicki Loarte
Teri Alred
Sharon Warnake

Artist Hospitality
Florie Gage

Artist Relations
Judy Weiner
Marv Weiner

Chalk Block
Ava Roeder

Committee Care
Judy Shepherd
Marlene Smith

Festival Information
Jamie Marra
Geri McArdle
Evelyn Murphy

Food & Beverage
John Stefani
Trevor Taulman
Annette Niles
Dawn Miller
Lorie Tidwell
Theresa Kramer

Merchandise
Lori Burke
Cindy Burgess
Jennifer Pinkard

Operations
Heidi Taulman
Kirk Woodbury
Colin Warner
Erin Jackson
Cathy Michiels
Cary Mock
Dianna Giraldo
Brian Murphy
Neil Wilkinson

Sponsor Service
Nancy Ellis

Staff Support
Irma Spencer
Roger Spencer
Greg McCoy
Bob Gardner
Paula Eberhardt
Dave Eberhardt
Jordan Husar

VIP Experience
Janine Giovinazzi
Kathy Adams
Michele Patrick
Brigette DaBiere
Karin Rodriguez

Volunteers
Ethel Willis

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SAVE THE DATE!

Saturday and Sunday, February 3 & 4, 2018
10 am - 5 pm
On the waterfront in historic downtown Fort Myers

Opening Night: Friday, February 2 • 6 - 9 pm

Phone: 239-768-3602

Email: info@artfestfortmyers.com

WOW! The City of Fort Myers is an Arts powerhouse.

Did you know? Nonprofit arts and culture in Fort Myers generates $49.7 million in annual economic activity ... 1,389 full-time equivalent jobs ... and much more.