March 3-4

CURTIS HIXON WATERFRONT PARK

Board of Directors

  • MEMBER SINCE 2011
    Jodie Orozco, President
    The Plasencia Group
    "We're doing work that positively impacts the lives of artists and residents in our region and beyond. As a native Floridian, an art enthusiast and someone who wants our region to continue to thrive, I feel great about the results we produce each and every year."
  • MEMBER SINCE 2014
    Andy George, Vice President
    Publix Super Markets
  • Member Since 2012
    Katrina Holderby, Secretary
    MediaLab 3D Solutions
  • Member Since 2014
    Zoe Gustafson, Treasurer
    Vistra Communications
  • MEMBER SINCE 2013
    Bobbie Donaldson
    VanDyk Mortgage
  • MEMBER SINCE 2012
    Katrina Daniel
    MediaLab 3D Solutions
  • Member Since 2014
    Lindsay Marano
    Raymond James
    “I joined the board when I began working at Raymond James and am inspired by the creativity and talent of everyone involved with GFA.”
  • Member Since 2016
    Jane Arnett
    Your Nonprofit Advisor
    "I have always considered the Gasparilla Festival of the Arts the premier arts event in Florida and it is truly an honor to be involved in this organization."
  • MEMBER SINCE 2016
    Meaghan Scalise
    TRADITIONAL AND DIGITAL ARTS, LLC
    "Honored to be involved with GFA and the board that shares the same passion for this festival and arts within our community."
  • MEMBER SINCE 2012
    Noah Chitwood
    "Maintaining a community rich in culture and art is important to maintaining our cultural history for future generations."
  • Member since 2007
    Ken Blair
    JP Morgan Chase
    "I enjoy the camaraderie we have with our artists, festival goers, and across our 100% volunteer organization. It's fun. It's challenging. But most of all, it's an incredible sense of accomplishment to see the event come together each year."
  • Member Since 2014
    Adam Raschke, President
    Grant Thornton, LLP
    “I am honored to be a part of the Festival because it gives me an opportunity to work with amazing people and support the arts and our community at the same time.”
  • MEMBER SINCE 2008
    Jessica Raia-Long
    Barrington Middle School
    "After eight years and re-inventing my role within the organization multiple times, I continue to be involved because I believe in the Festival's mission, our involvement with the Tampa community and the role art plays in the lives of children as they mature and develop."
  • MEMBER SINCE 2007
    Cate Wells
    Shumaker

Board of Directors

Officers
President: Jodie Orozco
Vice President: Andy George
Secretary: Katrina Holderby
Treasurer: Zoe Gustafson
Members
Jane Pope Arnett
Ken Blair
Noah Chitwood
Katrina Daniel
Lindsay Marano
Jessica Raia-Long
Adam Raschke
Meghan Scalise
Cate Wells
Ex-Officio Members
Mayor Bob Buckhorn
Andy Maass
Debra Souza
Festival Co-Chairs
Trish Burnett
John Scheffel
Scott Waltz

Advisory Members
Ashly Anderson
Jerry Clark
Rae Clark
Jack A. Cohen
John Corso
Suzanne Camp Crosby
Shaun Drinkard
Ann Eliza Taylor
Patricia S. Fosnaught
Tim Garding
Carol Gaynor
Ann Leavengood Giles
Julia Gorska-Freeman
Brenda Gregory
Brandon Hicks
Taylor N. Ikin
Sarah Joubert
Elizabeth Klein
Jennifer R. Malin
Jennifer McKie
William C. McLean
Juli Milas
Jennifer Painter
Kathleen Reres
Robert Rorebeck
Allison Shamblin
Michael Silver
Scott Siverson
Mark Stenson
Diane Triplett
James Vasiloff
Laura Waller