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Our Team

This is your Team page. It's a great space to introduce your team and talk about what makes it special, such as your culture and work philosophy. Don't be afraid to illustrate personality and character to help users connect with your team.


National Folk Festival (City of Jackson)
National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA)

Blaine Waide, Executive Director

Madeleine RemezSenior Associate Director

Colleen ArnerichDirector of Production & Operations

Finance Manager

Colleen (CJ) HolroydProgram Services Manager

Bridgette Hammond, Festival Logistics Coordinator

Keenan Dubois, Production Assistant

Kayt Novak, Festival Assistant

Elaine Randolph, Administrative Specialist

Vitoria Ido, Finance Assistant

Julia Olin, Executive Director Emerita

The NCTA acknowledges the work of these talented photographers, whose photos appear throughout the site. The NCTA is honored to work with them at a number of our events.

Edwin Remsberg

Dave Parrish

Pat Jarrett

Michael G. Stewart

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