Who We Are

The directors, volunteers and advisors of Focus on the Story share a passion for visual storytelling and a dedication to use the power of photography to impact important social, political and environmental discussions.

Board of Directors

JOE NEWMAN

President
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KATIE JETT WALLS

VICE PRESIDENT
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CHANTALE WONG

Treasurer
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Jason Hamacher

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Geoff Livingston

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Shelly Heald Han

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Our Team

Eric Chang

Development & Outreach Manager
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Thomas Petzwinkler

Video Manager
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Tamika Martin

Social Media Manager
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Suzie Bauer

Festival Coordinator
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Advisory Council

SHAMILA CHAUDHARY
SHARON FARMER
TIMOTHY HYDE
CARL JUSTE
ELIZABETH CHENG KRIST
SARAH LEEN
LUCIAN PERKINS
JAMIE ROSE
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