FESTIVAL Team    

 

AWFF TEAM 2017

 

 

EXECUTIVE & MANAGEMENT

Georges N. Chamchoum - Executive and Program Director

Sadyk Sher-Niyaz - Founder

Asel Sherniyazova - Co-Founder and Managing Director

Jaseon Ma - Director of International Relations

Sarah Mason - Managing Producer

Tai-Ying Chi - Executive Assistant

Brett Syson

Phyllis Chase

Bernardo Herzer

Ellie Partovi

 

 

OPERATIONS

Brett Syson - Director of Operations

Chris Kriesa

  

DEVELOPMENT AND PHILANTHROPY

Lani Netter - Director of Development and Philanthropy
Laney Serface

Takhee Han

Peggy Hovsepian

 

SPONSORSHIP

Robert Smith - Director of Marketing & Sponsorship

Charles Choe - Co-Director of Sponsorship

 

Richard Chamberlain - Director of Liaison (UK and Europe)

Phyllis Chase

Bernardo Herzer
Ellie Partovi

  

OUTREACH

Rick Ambros - Director of Industrial Relations

Gaukhar “Gia” Noortas  - Director of Industrial Relations

Lexi Guo

Grace Hwang

Mary Kenner 

 

PROGRAMMING

Asel Sherniyazova

Danny Lee

 

 

PR & COMMUNICATIONS

Weissman/Markovitz Communications
Rick Markovitz

Jane LeBonte

Cheri Warner

 

Moredii

Alice W. Chang

Una Wang

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

Kathleen Lee (Moredii)

George Ohan

 

ART AND DESIGN

Asel Sherniyazova

Sultankazy Pirzhan Uulu

 

PHOTOGRAPHY/VIDEOGRAPHY

Eldiar Kydraliev

Ed Marshall

 

PRINT TRAFFIC

Eldiyar Kydraliev

 

GUEST SERVICES

Sarah Ahn

 

CONSULTANTS

Jeff Andrick

Tie Dong

 

Igor Kokarev

 

SECURITY

Jim Smith