Board and National Council


Board Chair Mike Klein


The AMFS Board of Trustees comprises up to fifty-two committed and qualified individuals who each serve for three-year terms. The body meets five times a year, and members and committees meet regularly to fulfill the essential functions of providing direction and counsel to the AMFS president and CEO, overseeing fiduciary matters, and providing long-term direction for the organization. The Board’s Nominating Committee is charged with membership determinations.

Co-presidents of the National Council, Carrie Wells, and Robert J. Hurst

The AMFS National Council is made up of the significant donors who support the Festival at the level of $8,500 and above. This group meets annually in the summer. Currently there are more than 250 members of the AMFS National Council.