James Menaker


Festival Staff

On August 1, 2017, James Menaker will become the Festival’s third Executive Director. James was born and raised in Fairbanks, returning from school in 2000 to invest in his family and community. He has nearly 20 years of nonprofit experience, including the past five years in management. He also holds a Foraker certificate in nonprofit management. He is married with three children and, when not working, stays busy with freelance writing. A published author, James is thrilled to be continuing the Festival’s work empowering people of all skills and abilities to awaken their inner artist. “I am looking forward to using my skills and passion for the arts to further the Festival’s already rich legacy.”

TitleExecutive Director, director@fsaf.org

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