March 2-3

Downtown Tampa
FREE ADMISSION

Board of Directors

  • MEMBER SINCE 2014
    Andy George, President
    Publix Super Markets
  • MEMBER SINCE 2015
    John Scheffel, Vice President
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    "My involvement with GFA has impacted me on many levels. The more I experience this amazing organization, the deeper my bond becomes. I am honored to be a part of a wonderful, all volunteer organization and cherish the relationships I am building with volunteers, artists, and our partners."
  • MEMBER SINCE 2013
    Bobbie Donaldson, Secretary
    VanDyk Mortgage Corporation
  • MEMBER SINCE 2017
    Laura Cacioppo
    Grant Thornton LLP
  • Member Since 2012
    Katrina Holderby
    MediaLab 3D Solutions
    "It’s been tremendously rewarding to be a part of an organization that supports the Arts. There’s no better feeling than collaborating and building an experience, from the ground up for our community to enjoy. GFA will always have a special place in my heart, and it’s getting bigger and better each year."
  • MEMBER SINCE 2012
    Katrina Daniel
    MediaLab 3D Solutions
    "The 'earth' without 'art' is just 'eh'."
  • 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.”
  • Mishou Sanchez
    Studio Mishou LLC
  • 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."
  • Cate Wells
    "I have been involved with GFA since 2006 and am honored to continue to be involved by sponsoring the Emerging Artist Program in honor of my brother, William P. O’Dowd."
  • MEMBER SINCE 2014
    Scott Waltz
    Henry B. Plant Museum
    "My time with the Gasparilla Festival of the Arts has connected me with dedicated professionals, talented artists and passionate entrepreneurs not only from the Tampa Bay area, but from all over the country. Each year is a wonderful opportunity to grow and improve and I look forward to continuing to contribute to this amazing event."
  • 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."

Board of Directors

Officers
President: Andy George
Vice President: John Scheffel
Secretary: Bobbie Donaldson
Treasurer: Laura Cacioppo
Members
Jane Pope Arnett
Katrina Daniel
Alex English
Katrina Holderby
Lindsay Marano
Meghan Scalise
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
Brenda Gregory
Brandon Hicks
Taylor N. Ikin
Elizabeth Klein
Jennifer R. Malin
Jennifer McKie
Juli Milas
Jennifer Painter
Allison Shamblin
Michael Silver
James Vasiloff