Staff and Board of Directors

Staff

Photo of Bryan

 

 

Bryan French is the Executive Director and a founder of the Duluth Folk School. Bryan has long wished that the great folk school programming that exists elsewhere in the state were available here in our community, and is delighted to be part of the team helping to make it happen. He brings a diverse skill set to the table, from sustainability in higher education, to musical theater, to human resources management. Bryan has been a professional photographer, an adventure guide and a naturalist.

 

 

 

 

Erika LeMay Duluth Folk School

Erika LeMay is the Youth Programs Coordinator at the Duluth Folk School. She has a background in psychology, environmental education, and sustainability with experience teaching a wide variety of outdoor and interactive programs. She enjoys spending time weaving, gardening, exploring nature, and finding ways to share her adventures with others. She believes that the abundance of knowledge and skills surrounding handcrafting and the environment should be at everyone’s fingertips and she strives to open up those opportunities for youth in our community.


Board of Directors

Tim Bates, Chair/Founder

Executive Committee, Infrastructure/Facility Committee.
First term expires December 31, 2024.

Larry Brown, Vice-Chair

Executive Committee, Fundraising/Membership/Development Committee.
First term expires December 31, 2023.

Carmel DeMaioribus, Treasurer/Founder

Executive Committee, Finance Committee, Infrastructure/Facility Committee.
First term expires December 31, 2024.

Danielle Rhodes, Secretary

Executive Committee, Finance Committee.
First term expires December 31, 2022.

Jen Buseman

Fundraising/Membership/Development Committee.
First term expires December 31, 2022.

Sumair Sheikh

Infrastructure/Facility Committee.
First term expires December 31, 2023.

Clancy Ward

Volunteer Committee.
First term expires December 31, 2023.

 

Two board vacancies currently exist. If you’re interested in joining our board, please email info@duluthfolkschool.com

Contact

Duluth Folk School
1917 W Superior St
Duluth, MN 55806
(218) 481-7888
info@duluthfolkschool.com

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