About the Organizers

ESS 2019 organizers, from left: Dana, Rachel, Sonja, Mary, Eric, and Jadrian

The 2019 organizing team (pictured at right) is:

  • Dana Dwinell-Yardley
  • Eric Garza
  • Jadrian Miles
  • Mary Patterson
  • Rachel Gordon
  • Sonja Birthisel

As organizers, we are committed to transparency in our organizing process, decision-making, and finances. If you want to know more about the values and principles that guide our organizing, check out the links below. If you’re interested in organizing an event like this, or if you’re just curious about how a non-hierarchical committee of 6 to 9 folks based in three different states puts on a weekend festival, we welcome your organizer-related questions at epicskillswap@gmail.com.