Leadership And Staff

Our Dedicated Team

AthFest Educates Executive Director

Athfest educates director, Jill Helme portrait.

Jill Helme

AthFest Educates Executive Committee

Michelle David

Michelle Davis
Chair

Alicia Nickles.

Alicia Nickles
Vice-Chair

Josh Koons.

Josh Koons
Treasurer

Executive committee chair, Russ Hallauer.

Russ Hallauer
Member-at-Large

Carole Black

Carole Black
Secretary

AthFest Educates Board of Directors

Portrait of Neal Anthony, information technology committee lead.

Neal Anthony
IT Committee LeadVice President/Development,
Crescent Mortgage Company

Erin Beasley

Erin Beasley
Grants Committee LeadDirector of Operations,
,Athens Community Council on Aging

Carole Black

Carole Black
SecretaryOwner,
Classic Race Services

Jenn Bryant

Jenn Bryant
Marketing Committee LeadWeb Developer,
UGA / Drive By Truckers

Athfest educates board member, Michelle Davis governance committee lead.

Michelle Davis
ChairContract Negotiator,
University Of Georgia

Stephanie Hall

Stephanie Hall
Revenue ChampionCommercial Assistant,
Synovus Bank

Russ Hallauer, athfest educates board member.

Russ Hallauer
Member-At-LargeLocal Sales Manager,
Comcast Spotlight

Dr. Eunice Kang

Dr. Eunice Kang
Program Development Committee LeadDirector of Orchestras,
Clarke Central High School

Josh Koons

Josh Koons
Treasurer and Finance Committee LeadOwner,
Koons Environmental Design

Alicia Nickles Vice-Chair and Communications Committee Champion for athfest educates.

Alicia Nickles
Vice-Chair and Communications ChampionPublisher and Advertising Director,
Flagpole Magazine

Alexia Ridley

Alexia Ridley
Member-At-LargeNews Anchor / Reporter,
WUGA

Janine Sheedy Grant Committee Lead for athfest educates.

Janine Sheedy
Programs ChampionSchool Psychologist,
Clarke County School District

Gina Jackson

Gina Jackson
Community Education and Outreach ChampionYouth & Family Program Director,
Athens YMCA