Contact SIFF

Phone: 206.464.5830
Fax: 206.264.7919

Mailing Address
305 Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98109

SIFF Staff

Carl Spence
Artistic Director

Mary Bacarella
Managing Director


Dustin Kaspar
Educational Programs Manager


Nancy Kennedy
Director of Strategic Partnerships

Ben McCarthy
Director of Individual Giving

Gerry Kunkel
Corporate Relations Manager

Gwen Whiting
Special Events Manager

Branden Hawkins
Community Relations Officer

Natalie Chhim
Development Coordinator

Eddy Dughi
Membership Coordinator

Marketing & Communications

Elizabeth Rossi
Director of Marketing and Communications

Alex Kitchen
Digital Marketing Manager

Tyler Potts
Graphic Design Manager

Leah Anderson
Marketing Manager


Catherine Muth
Director of Finance

Tim Nicholson
Director of Cinema Operations

Dustin O'Dell
Director of Festival Operations

Shannon Butler
Information Systems Manager

Mike Pearson
Technology and Operations Manager

Lisa Brown
Volunteer and HR Manager


Beth Barrett
Director of Programming

Clinton McClung
Director of Cinema Programming

Megan Leonard
Programming Coordinator