June 15-18, 2023
Grass Valley, California

2022 Father’s Day Festival Team


Festival Co-Director
Geoff Sargent
Festival Co-Director
Deb Livermore
Assistant Festival Director
Steve Ladonga
Volunteer Coordinator


Entertainment Coordinator
Dave Gooding
Stage Manager
Theresa Gooding
California Showcase Coordinator
Patrick Campbell
Vern’s Entertainment Coordinator
Jim Duber
Music Camp Coordinator
Karen Celia Heil
Workshop Coordinator
Slow Jam Coordinator
Dancing Coordinator
Backstage Hospitality Coordinator

Talent Acquisition Group

Chair: Brandon Godman
Theresa Michel
Danny Clark

Youth Programs

Youth Academy Director
KidFest Coordinator
Kids on Bluegrass
Youth Jam Coordinator

Promotion and Ticketing

Advance Mail-In Ticket Sales
Gate Ticket Sales
Gate Greeter Coordinator
Web Site Administrator


Concessions Coordinator
Joe & Theresa Michel
T-Shirt Booth Coordinator
Ice Booth/Ice Wagon Coordinator
Water Booth Coordinator
Vern’s Beer & Wine Manager
Deb Livermore

Safety, Transportation and Infrastructure

COVID Safety Coordinator
Stage Set Up Coordinator
Vern’s Stage Set-up
Electrical Coordinator
Mike Hayward
Telephone Coordinator
Utility Coordinator
Signage Coordinator
Safety & Hospitality Coordinator
Bill Hammer
First Aid Booth
ADA Camping Coordinator
Full Hookup Lottery Coordinator
Craig Wilson
Electric Only Camping Coordinator
Shuttle Coordinator
Transportation & Communication Coordinator
Bluegrass (ADA) Taxi Coordinator