March 14 - 25, 2017

Leadership

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

David Hartnett, Chair, Metro Atlanta Chamber
Lizanne DeStefano, Ph.D.,  Georgia Institute of Technology
Lilyn Hester, Google
Jason Hoch, HowStuffWorks
David Lynn, Ph.D., Emory University

Sarah Peterson, Ph.D., Emory University
Johnna Robinson, Georgia Power
Jordan Rose, MPH, Atlanta Science Festival
Meisa Salaita, Ph.D., Atlanta Science Festival

 

ADVISORY COUNCIL

Russell Allen, Georgia Bio
Donna Barrett, Ph.D., Fulton County Schools
Ann Cramer, Coxe, Curry & Associates
Jenny Cruse-Sanders, Ph.D., Atlanta Botanical Garden
Adrian Epps, Ed.D., Kennesaw State University
Julie Fooshee, Science Festival Alliance
Kyle Frantz, Ph.D., Georgia State University
Evans Harrell, Ph.D.,  Georgia Institute of Technology

Diley Hernandez, Ph.D.,  GoSTEM, Georgia Institute of Technology
Jennifer Johnson, Spelman College 
Bejanae Kareem, BK International Education Consultancy
Karen Kelly, Children's Museum of Atlanta 
Jennifer Leavey, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology 
Michael Robertson,  Technology Association of Georgia (TAG-Ed) 
Stephanie Stuckey-Benfield,  Mayor's Office of Sustainability
Daren Wang, Decatur Book Festival
 

 

FESTIVAL OPERATIONS

Jordan Rose, MPH, Co-founder and Co-director, jordan@atlantasciencefestival.org
Meisa Salaita, Ph.D., Co-founder and Co-director, meisa@atlantasciencefestival.org

Marketing & Media Relations: Joshua Grizzle, Christine Mahin, Rachel Cushing, Kathy Siefert

Expo: Melody Richardson (chair), Cynthia Alford, Andi Chaney, Maria Thacker-Goethe

Volunteer and Outreach Coordination: Danielle Freeman (volunteer chair), Debbie Mullis (Expo volunteer chair), Marisa Levy (outreach chair)

Imagining the Future: ​Sarah Fankhauser

Evaluation: Meltem Alemdar, Olivia Shellman

Intern: Kellie Vinal

Special Thanks: Justin Elanjian, Elise Walker, Bev Lyman, Tara Evans, Jeff Boortz, Matt Burge

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Accounting - Habif, Arogeti, & Wynne, LLP
Marketing  - Lenz Marketing, Inc. 
Media Relations - Carabiner Communications
EvaluationGeorgia Tech Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics and Computing
Expo Management - Destination South Meetings & Events
Creative - Lenz Marketing, Inc., GRD@GSU, Daniel Murdoch, GSU Graphic Design Students
Legal - Thompson Hine, LLC

 

FOUNDING MEMBERS

The Atlanta Science Festival is founded by:

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