Staff Listing

Updated Nov 17, 2022 @ 11:43 am

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Chair – Alec Orrock (C.A.F.)

Vice-Chair – Christian McGuire

Vice-Chair – Joyce Lloyd

Director – Jason Justice (C.A.F.)
Assistant to: Jupiter Justice

Director – Bert Boden
Assistant to: Julia Ree

Director – Caitlin Doolittle
Assistant to: Megan Schreiber

Director – Matthew Lewis
Assistant to: Analise Tanner

Treasurer – Elayne Pelz (C.A.F.)

FACILITIES DIVISION

Division Head: Jason Justice (C.A.F.)
Division Second: Joyce Lloyd

Housing
Department Head: Bert Boden
Staff:

Tech
Department Head:
Staff: Toni Shelton, Joshua Therien

Facility Liaisons
Department Head: Jason Justice (C.A.F.)
Staff: Jupiter Justice, Joyce Lloyd

Pre-con planning:
Jason Justice (C.A.F.)

Exhibit Hall (Dealers; AA; Swap Meet, etc.)
Department Head: Sharlene Pittman
Staff: Evan Chau, Philip Florendo, Haoyu Jia, Amy Lin, Karina Palacios, Kristen Shepard, Emily Tchang
Pre-con sales: Alec Orrock

 

GUEST RELATIONS DIVISION

Division Head: Dashiell Gayhart
Division Second: Ashley Tognetti

GoH Liaisons
Department Head: Tami Holloway
Second: Samantha Mitchell
Staff: Amy Canal, Ayrton Jade Chio, Cesar Ramirez, David Bowne, Kim-Quang Vo, Marvin Bacerra, Nguyen LanVi, Tam Chu

Featured Liaisons
Department Head: Sarah Bergen
Staff: Owena Chau

Green Room
Department Head: Mayra Campos
Staff: Anita Nuñez, Carolina Medrano, Jasmine Chavez, Nadia Campos, Shannel Canillas

Autographs
Department Head: Tamia Drayton
Staff: Evan Thierry, Jarrett Jimeno, Moises Ignacio Contreras, Phoenix Nunez-West

Interpreters
Department Head: Mason Beninger
Staff: Armond Oliphant

Tactics
Department Head: Kenya Starr
Staff: Aguilar Karina, Albert Garcia, Christopher Tognetti, Hung Tz Ting, Jessie Berrios, Nathan Tibble, Vanessa Cruz

LIVE PROGRAMMING DIVISION

Division Head: Alec Orrock (C.A.F.)
Division Second: Malakai Unland

Video Room
Department Head:
Staff:

Panels/Workshops/Live Demos (review & scheduling):
Alec Orrock, Malakai Unland

Programming Operations
Department Head: Sabrina Cook
Second:
Staff: Jonathan Guerra, Elizabeth Hernandez Jimenez, Christopher Lin, Rita Loy, Mario Montes, Doran Distefano, Cyntia Martinez

Programming Registration (Check-in):
Department Head: Christopher Fleming
Second:
Staff: Jessie Abarques, Rosa Rios, Marisa Sangsuwan

Entertainment Lounge
Department Head: Isabella Byrne
Host: William Draven
Staff:

ALA Next Top Star
Department Head: Denise Torres
Second: Andrew Kwong
Staff: Caroline Dillon, Somphou Saengsouvanna

Live Music / Bands
Department Head: Andrew Perrine
Staff: Josemanuel Fraire

Game Shows (Game Shows; Scavenger Hunt; Cosplay Chess)
Department Head: Zoe Hackbardt
Staff: Chelsea “Ren” Finn, William Shimmin

Formal Dance
Department Head: Craig Yamaguchi
Staff: Richard Cabling, Edward Dumaguindin, Erica Espejo, Jared Griego, Jackie Lo, Adrian Maldonado, Nathaniel Monastrial, Cenia Munoz, Kenny Tran, Amethyst Yang

MAIN EVENTS DIVISION

Division Head: Christina Wen
Division Second: Michelle Nguyen

Masquerade
Department Head: Shannon Deonier (Competition Director); Katrina Leonoudakis (Show Director)
Second: Stacie Pitt (Competition Second); Justin Tan (Show Second)
Stage Manager: Clint Foley
Denpai: Sam Axmaker (Lead), Katherine Peng, Rosanna Tang, Claire Seney, Nicha Thumwanit, Ziyiah Rogers
Judge’s Clerk: Sariah Romney
Ninja: Annika Perkins
Runner: Chris Mitchell, Brittni Winfield
Photographer: Marion Vincent Cablarda

Fashion Show
Department Head: Tran Huynh
Stage Manager: Walter Chiu
Production Assistants: Milan Nguyen, Zuly Ramos
Fashion Show Photography Lead: Jeremy Rafanan
Cosplay Catwalk / Production assistant: Emily Tchang
Fashion Show Boutique Lead: Jennifer Funke
Staff: Thalia Lizama,  Michelle Nguyen,

AMV Contest
Department Head: Jason Fiore
Second: Eric Stokien
Staff: German Gonzales

Dances/Dance Tournaments
Department Head: Patrick Saul
Staff: Dennis Chu, Makayla Corfield

Ceremonies (Opening/Closing) Coordinators:
Staff:

Ushers
Department Head: Timothy Le

OPERATIONS DIVISION

Division Head: Bert Boden
Division Second: Julia Ree

Human Resources:
Julia Doolittle

Con Ops
Department Head: Lee Almodovar
Second: Ebony Georges-Smith
Staff: Michael Chavez, Derrick Duff, Kevin Fennel, Pamela Harvey, Amy Heintz, Jo Ismail, Shernell Jackson, Marcus Kennedy, Nathan Kim, Gordon Lewis, Caitlyn Mazzacano, Eric Nelson, Amber Ramirez, Jonathan Rosas, Krysta Szuszka, Mariel Tripato, Calcifer Wang, Gregory Watts, Jonathan Werner

Operations Assistants
Department Heads: Melissa DeMello (pre-con), Emerald Ivy (at-con)
Staff: Jordan Mcintosh, Nicole McIntosh, Patrick Palmer, Casey Ullon

Attendee Services
Department Head: Joe Palmer
Second: Isabel Sanchez
Staff: Antonio Mireles, Daniel Nguyen, Timothy Risch, Matthew Tsang

Logistics
Department Head: Andrew Velasquez
Second: Christine Hurba
Staff: Angela Cai, Wesley Cockroft, Cody Hurt, Jessie Kim, Dana Nguyen, Tyler Nguyen, Angela Nolasco, Ari Olmedo, London Parker, Elisa Salomone

Office (Admin)
Department Head: Daisy Sanchez-Arroyo
Staff: Francisco Arroyo, Alex Patterson, Kimberly Patterson, Araceli Tobon, Ginger Ullon, Randy Ullon, Melody Vito

Registration
Department Head: Martin Young
Second:
Staff: Amy Canal, Jose Carbajal, Kessiah Chapman, David Chau, Rose Combs, Kirby Conner, Moises I Contreras, Juan De La Rosa, Jack DeVito, Blaine Dokken, Lia Drelleshak, William Edmonston, Christopher Furguson, Lalaine Grimm, Arielle Haddad, Andrew Haggerty, Justin Harmacek, Jaemi Henry, Jadis Hsue, Brian Hua, Paul Jackson, Shaun Kiefer, Esther Kim, Rebecca Kim, Ethel Lapena, Han Liang, Kayla McGiffen, Romy Meyerson, Luis Morales, Mariah Morris, Michael Natividad, Michelle Neal, Patrick Nguyen, Gus Patino, Maria Ramirez, Bob Ree, Diana Salata, Bianca Samosir, Anthony Schwenker, Robert Schwenker, Nelson Simmons, Christopher Svalina, Harry Tang, Chanelle Thomas, Makai Tordillo, Donald Tran, Alexander Tristan, Mark Tuano, Heather Van Splinter, Kayla Wang, Catherine Zhang, Karen Zhao, Eduardo Maldonado

Radio Equipment:
Bert Boden

PROMOTIONS DIVISION

Division Head: Matthew Lewis
Division Second: Analise Tanner

Prize Team (Coordination and Distribution)
Department Head: Dana Ginsberg
Second: Kimberly Rose, Roger Rose
Staff: Jeffrey Gerard, Liza Neville-Olson, Chaz Baden

Publicity Tour
Department Head: Matthew Lewis
Staff:

Ribbon Station
Department Head: Kim Stephenson
Second: Jordan Brown
Staff: Alexa Ahn, Andrew Cigal, Judy Coffin, Chasen Friedman, Kaitlin Friedman, Scott Gerson, Maureen Henry, Danni Michele Rivera, Keshia Nash-Johnson, Nathaniel Natividad, Amber Pegler, Adam Rose, Justin Sohn, Hilary Stephenson, Thea Tindall

Convention Ribbon Fulfillment
Department Head: Chaz Baden
Staff:

Official ALA Merchandise
Department Head: Skylar Barti
Second:
Staff: Jessica Florence

Press/Industry
Department Head: Greg Peterson
Staff: Zach Cowden, Jaime Gomez, Joelle King, Naralie Perez, Raymond Shipman, Serah Styles

Post-Convention Survey:
Department Head: Patrick Stanley
Staff: Jennifer Turner

PUBLICATIONS DIVISION

Division Head: Caitlin Doolittle
Division Second: Megan Schreiber

Art Coordinator:
Megan Schreiber

Decorating
Department Head: Kate Hopp, Dennis Magat
Staff: Garrett Green, Aaron Tolentino

Signage
Department Head: Megan Schreiber
On-Site Staff: Christina Patterson, Valerie Patterson

Mobile App:
Amanda Shockley

Program Book
Department Head: Caitlin Doolittle
Second: Kate Hopp
Staff: Ed Gomez, Elyse Stinman, Victor Shapero

 

SPECIAL PROGRAMMING DIVISION

Division Head: Steve Roberts
Division Second: Hugo Minott
Assistant:

Parent’s Lounge / Quiet Lounge
Department Head:
Staff:

Costume Repair Station
Department Head: Elisabeth Duty
Staff: Alexis Hall, Charli Teitell

Tabletop Gaming
Department Head: Daniel Molzahn
Staff: Jessica Atkinson-Riff, Jason Breedlove, Christopher Harris, Janich John Joseph, Dae Kim, David Little, Elske Midstokke, Billy Salazar, Kimberly Shaver, Michale Shupe

E-Gaming
Department Head: Michael Mansour
Staff: Thor Bryan, Carlos Gomez, Monica Rodriges, Mister Searcy, Jordan Wildman, Jason Daley

Manga Lounge
Department Head: Kandis Therien
Second: Adam Sarmiento
Staff: Ernie Gutierrez, Clemente Lopez, Jeanette McGeisey, Lauren Morales, Carlo Ondoy, Robert Padilla, Stephanie Silva, Jorge Uribe

Karaoke
Department Head: Johnathan Guerra
Staff:

Hall Cosplay
Department Head: Martha Lara
Second: Margarita Lara
Staff: Kalika Evans, Brittni Winfield

Cosplay Gatherings Coordinator:
Sam Miyake

SPECIAL THANKS

Chair Emeritus: Chaz Boston Baden

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