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:

509 Delaware Street, Suite 101
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

Creative Services Manager, Jenny Tonyes

Office Coordinator, Leah Watts

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

Additional Event Staff

Publicist, Lellie Capwell

Canadian Representative, Ana Miura

International Representative, Sheena Keane

Music Camp Director, Doug Cox

Volunteer Coordinator, Beth Hatch

Private Showcase Coordinator, Jim Schultz

Program Coordinator, Cindy Cogbill

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

2018 FAI Conference

DATE: February 14-18, 2018

LOCATION: Westin Crown Center Hotel, Kansas City, MO, USA