Our Team

Staff and Consultants

Alisha Sullivan,  Executive Director

Chris Herring,  Light Festival Artistic Director

Michelle David,  Communications Director

Ashley Schmidt,  Development Manager

Board of Directors

Officers

Marianne Zarkin

Board Chair
Marianne Zarkin Landscape Architects

Jonah Cohen

Vice Chair
Former Principal, Hacker Architects

Don Carlson

Treasurer

Kohel Haver

Board Secretary
Swider Haver LLP

Ed Slavin

Past Board Chair
Northern Illumination Company

Directors at Large

Jarrett Altman

Development Co-Chair
Neighborhood Works Realty

Damian Crowder

Director at Large
Prosper Portland

Robert Hastings

Director at Large
Oregon, By Design

Chelsea McCann

Director at Large
Walker Macy

Zach Suchara

Development Co-Chair
Luma Lighting Design

Paddy Tillett

Board President
ZGF Architects, LLP