Volunteer Appreciation

Thank You to our Volunteers for Making SIFF 2017 Possible!

Volunteer Appreciation

During the 2017 Seattle International Film Festival, 624 SIFF volunteers worked 3,096 shifts and contributed 13,587 hours of service.

Eleven Volunteers received a Top 100 Hours of Distinction Award for contributing 100 or more hours of service to the Festival:

Laura Cecil
Esme Decoster
Kimberly Dinehart
Alene Freidenrich
Iremnur Ocak
Linda Patterson
Will Petscher
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Patrick Sheehan
Hui Yang
Keith Yoshida

Keith Yoshida who volunteered 200 hours is the recipient of the Volunteer of the Year Award given in recognition for contributing the most hours of service to the Festival.

Linda Patterson is the recipient of the Eric Sorlien Award in recognition of her excellent service exceeding all expectations for the Festival.

SIFF Cinema Uptown Lead Usher Whitney Bennett is the recipient of the the Mark Tomas Award in recognition of her exemplary year-round service to SIFF.