Explore the Wonders of Turkey in DC
Sunday, September 25, 2016  |  11am - 7pm
Explore the Wonders of Turkey in DC
Sunday, September 27, 2015  |  11am - 7pm

ABOUT US

Festival Committee

All Festival committee members are volunteers who work endless hours beginning six months prior to the festival to make this event a success. This year's festival committee consists of the following individuals:

Festival Committee Chair
Patsy Jones​

Festival Committee Vice Chair
Hande Ayan*, Hayri Baysal*, Demet Cabbar*, Gizem Salcigil White* ​​

Identity and Branding
Sitki Kazanci

Graphic Designer
Barbara Lee ​​

D.C. Government Permits
Patsy Jones*, Sennur Fahrali ​​

Food Vendor Coordinator
Hande Ayan

Fundraising
Demet Cabbar*, Feriha Istar*, Gizem Salcigil White* ​​

Kids' Activities
Besim & Holly Cafer

Logistics
Hayri Baysal*, Erdal Sarper

Marketing & PR
Demet Cabbar*, Gizem Salcigil White*, Patsy Jones*, Hande Ayan*, Brendan Darcy

Performances & Stage
Demet Cabbar*

ATA-DC Tent
Basar Akkuzu*

Restaurant Week Coordinator
Hande Ayan ​​

Bazaar Vendors
Demet Cabbar*, Burcu Lale Yuksel ​​

Raffle
Bev Godwin

Social Media Committee
Gizem Salcigil White*, Hande Ayan*, Gizem Korkmaz, Mireille Perzan, Simone Zehren

Sponsorship
Gizem Salcigil White*, Demet Cabbar*

Coffee Tent
Gizem Salcigil White*, Serpil Gulsen, Bülent Şafak, Dilek Cobanoglu*, Can Süer, Gizem Korkmaz

Volunteer Coordination
Pinar Guvenir*, Laura Maddux, Berna Yekeler

Website
Berkay Demirkan, Zeynep  Kalkay, Cansu Cevher

Culture Tent & Turkish Tea
Feriha Istar*, Fatma Polat

Supporting Members
Kenneth Joholske*, Ebony-Nicole Kelly*, Zeynep Kocabal*, Malcolm Pfunder*, Tanju Soyer*, Erdogan Ozel, Berrin Ozer

* ATA-DC Board Members