Board of Directors

Photo by M. Tim Blake

The Woody Guthrie Coalition

The Woody Guthrie Folk Festival is organized and executed by an all-volunteer group comprised of the Woody Guthrie Coalition Board of Directors. Our mission statement is:

The Woody Guthrie Coalition, a not-for-profit, 501(C) 3 organization, is dedicated to preserving and promoting the legacy and music of Woodrow Wilson Guthrie through the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival as well as year-round cultural, musical, educational, and scholarly community outreach events that relate to Woody Guthrie and folk music.

Board of Directors

Randy Norman — Paden, OK
President, Sponsorship

Gary Hart — Okemah, OK
Vice President, Concert Committee, Local Liaison

Dana Gunn — Norman, OK
Secretary, Director of Artists’ Sales

Miranda Huff — Oklahoma City, OK

Fred Ellert — Ann Arbor, Michigan
Festival Music Archivist

Cheyenne Felker — Okemah, OK
Concert Committee

Lindsey Flowers — Oklahoma City, OK
Sponsor Advisor, Media Team

Cheryl Graham — Wewoka, OK
Concert Committee, Outreach Coordinator

Maddie Gregory — Oklahoma City, OK
Media Chair

Roger Hoestenbach — College Station, TX
Merchandise Sales Chair

Jami Lucas — Okemah, Oklahoma
Campground Coordinator

Roger Osburn — Stillwater, OK
Concert Committee, Merchandise Sales Assistant

Guy Zahller — Aptos, CA
Photography Coordinator

Advisory Board

Thomas Conner — Chicago, IL

Mary Jo Guthrie Edgmon — Shawnee, OK

Annie Guthrie — Washington, MA

Cathy Guthrie — Austin, TX

Nora Guthrie — New York, NY

Amy Hearn — Oklahoma City, OK

Tom Marshall — Moore, OK
Songwriter’s Association

Deana McCloud — Pryor, OK

Donald Moore — Okemah, OK

Karen Nunley — Austin, TX

Barry Ollman — Greenwood Village, CO

Ellis Paul — Charlottesville, VA

Joel Rafael — Escondido, CA

Robert Williams — Los Angeles, CA
Grant Writer

Karen Zundel — Belle Vernon, PA
Special Projects Coordinator