SaratogaArtsFest Leadership


Operations Leadership Division

Executive Director - Laura K. Herr

Community Partner Liaison - Debra Coleman

Arts Partner Liaison - Kirstin Drabek

Artist and Administrative Liaison - Susan Farnsworth

Sales Division

Manager - Barbara Calhoun

Public Relations and Marketing Division

Promotions and Support Team

Manager - Malin Noto
Bob Kimmerle, Public Relations Manager
Beth Moeller, e-Communications Manager
Christianne Smith, Graphic Designer





Board of Directors

Dee Sarno

Vice Chair
Eleanor Mullaney
Mullaney Law Firm

Shelly Amato
Wesley Community

Michael Casey
Skidmore College

Paul Calhoun
Office of Special Programs – Skidmore College

Tamie Ehinger

Brand Xads

Cecilia Frittelli-Lockwood
Textile Studio

Lynne Gelber
Saratoga Chamber Players

James A. Murphy, III

Garland Nelson
Soul Session

Jael Polnac

Maureen Sager
Spring Street Gallery

Julie Slovic
Accident Victims Funding

Curt Tucker
Curt Tucker Music

Natalie Wait, Secretary

Adirondack Trust Company

Sharon Walsh


Board Consultants

Beth Moeller
Interactive Media Consulting, LLC

Christianne Smith
Designsmith Studio

Board Committee Members

Ann Dejnozka

Sarah LeRoux

Stacie Mayette

John Pecora

Sean Philpott

Jill Shapiro

Chelsea Silver

Michelle Smith

Sarah Torey

Paul VonSchenk

Diane Winter