Contact the Conference Staff

The Kansas City-based staff of Folk Alliance International is a small but mighty team. We hire additional event staff to help us year-round on the conference.

We are located at:

512 Delaware Street
Kansas City, MO, USA

phone: 816.221.3655

FAI Staff

Executive Director, Aengus Finnan

Director of Operations, Jennifer Roe

Business Development Manager, Alex Mallett

Communications Manager, Erika Noguera

Membership & Technology Manager, Jerod Rivers

Executive Assistant & Special Projects, Leah Watts

Digital Marketing Coordinator, Marisa Kolka

Development Coordinator, Forrest Beck

To read bios on all the Folk Alliance staff, please click here.

Additional Event Staff

Publicist, Lellie Capwell

Canadian Representative, Treasa Levasseur

International Representative, Sheena Keane

Volunteer Coordinator, Beth Hatch

Private Showcase Coordinator, Jim Schultz

Mission Statement

The mission of Folk Alliance International is to nurture, engage, and empower the international folk music community - traditional and contemporary, amateur and professional - through education, advocacy and performance.

Additional Conference Events

2019 FAI Conference

DATE: February 13-17, 2019

LOCATION:  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montréal, Québec, Canada

UPCOMING DEADLINES:  Early Bird member registration ends May 31, 2018