FESTIVAL Team    

 

AWFF TEAM 2018


EXECUTIVE &MANAGEMENT


Georges N. Chamchoum - Executive and Program Director
Sadyk Sher-Niyaz – Chairman & Founder
Asel Sherniyazova - Co-Founder and Managing Director
Brett Syson - Director of Operations
Sultankazy Pirzhan uulu - Artistic Co-Director and Operations Manager
Sarah Mason - Managing Producer
Tai-Ying Chi - Executive Assistant
Kristin Nomura - Production Coordinator
 

EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS


Phyllis Chase
Bernardo Herzer
Ellie Partovi
 

OPERATIONS


Brett Syson - Director of Operations
Sultankazy Pirzhan uulu - Operations Manager
Chris Kriesa
Kristin Nomura - Production Coordinator
 

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 & Marketing
Richard Chamberlain - Director of Liaison (UK and Europe) 

 

OUTREACH


Lennox Chaiveera - Community Outreach Coordinator
 

PROGRAMMING

Asel Sherniyazova
Danny Lee
 

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Lexi Guo
Chris Kriesa
Igor Kokarev
Robert Smith
Brett Syson

 

 

Moredii

Una Wang
Paul Zhao
Tong (Tony ) Pu
Zhaoyi (Jeremy) Luo

Xioayu Zhang
Viheng (Ding ding) Guo
 

SOCIAL MEDIA


Kathleen Lee (Moredii)
George Ohan
Mary Kenner - Editor
 

ART AND DESIGN


Asel Sherniyazova
Sultankazy Pirzhan Uulu
 

PHOTOGRAPHY/VIDEOGRAPHY


Eldiar Kydraliev
Ed Marshall
Tony Pu
 

PRINT TRAFFIC
 

GUEST SERVICES

Venera Suleimenova
Sarah Ahn
Tai-Ying Chi
 

CONSULTANTS


Jeff Andrick

Tie Dong
Igor Kokarev
 

SECURITY

Jim Smith


PR & COMMUNICATIONS

Weissman/Markovitz Communications


Rick Markovitz

Cheri Warner