Staff & Board

Stern Grove Festival Association is a non-profit presenting organization committed to providing access to world-class performing arts. You may reach us year-round.

Stern Grove Festival
832 Folsom Street, Suite 1000
San Francisco, CA 94107

Tel: 415.252.6252
Fax: 415.252.6250

Stern Grove Festival Staff

Steven P. Haines, Executive Director
Joey Babbitt, Community Affairs Manager
Merylee Smith Bingham, Accountant
Mary Goree, Festival Administrator
Joseph Lafond, Operations Manager
Emily Markoe, Associate Director of Development
Alyssa Stone, Outreach and Education Manager
Judy Tsang, Director of Programming
Monica Ware, Director of Marketing and Public Relations
Jessica Zeidman, Director of Development

Jen DeCicco, Fundraising and Special Events Assistant
Sarah Gershen, Programming and Outreach Assistant

Stern Grove Festival Board of Directors

Douglas E. Goldman, Chairman
Robin W. Michel, Vice Chairman
Deborah E. Gallegos, Treasurer
Gregory L. Lippetz, Secretary
Justin Buell
Barry W. Dennis
Liz Briggs Farrell
Jason E. Goldman
Matthew W. Goldman
Douglas E. Hardman
Boe Hayward
David Katznelson
Kathryn Kimball
Jordan Kurland
Fiona Ma
Karla L. Martin
Jon Metzler
Nanette Lee Miller
Bert Polacci
Chris Qvale
Tracie B. Redd
Stephen B. Ruben
Deva Santiago

Stern Grove Festival thanks the residents of the Sunset and Parkside neighborhoods for their cooperation and support. Special thanks, also, to Captain Curtis Lum and all the officers at Taraval Station, San Francisco Police Department.

Stern Grove Festival is a collaboration with the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department and Commission.