About the Organizers

ESS organizers 2018, from left: Eliza, Dana, Annie, Mary, Eric, Jadrian, and Rachel.

The 2018 organizing team (pictured at right) is:

  • Annie Winkler
  • Dana Dwinell-Yardley
  • Eliza West
  • Eric Garza
  • Jadrian Miles
  • Mary Patterson
  • Rachel Gordon

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.