The Festival is managed by Doreen Ravenscroft, supported by Officers, a Board of Directors, Committees, and an Advisory Board.

Our Leadership

Doreen Ravenscroft
Founder, President, Executive Director

Board of Directors

Daniel Hollingsworth
Secretary/Acting Vice President

Deb Townsend
Treasurer

Brandy Abel-Clark

Laura Beck
Carla Dotson

Sugako Stone

Advisory:

Michael Bettersworth, Steve Cook, Lucretia Darden, Ken Hampton, Sandy Horton, Brenda Khozein, Carla Pendergraft, Barry Perez, Brooke Schlecte, Lisa Sheldon, Jimmy Stones, Henry Wright, Scott Wright

Committees

The following groups help enable us to keep all our activities and programming free to the public. Thank you for your support!

Finance
Deb Townsend

Doreen Ravenscroft

MemberShip

Daniel Hollingsworth

Doreen Ravenscroft

Merchandise

Brandy Abel-Clark

WCAF Juried Artist Show
Brenda Khozein

Main Stage
Doreen Ravenscroft

Jacob Green

Katie Selman

WordFest
Sandi Horton

DanceFest

Volunteer Coordinator
Carla Pendergraft

Waco Parks & Recreation Site Support
Jonathan Cook
Megan Davis

FilmFest- Celebration Africa
Vivian Van Gorder
Central Texas African American Heritage Foundation

ScienceFest
Science Festivals Alliance

Graphic Design
Jimmy Stones

Website
Carla Pendergraft