Thank You to the 2013 Festival Volunteers!

It takes a village to run the Sausalito Art Festival, and every year more than 1,500 dedicated, engaged, community-minded and fun volunteers step up to make the three-day event happen!

Volunteers enjoy the satisfaction of being part of a community that makes this world-class event a reality in their own backyard. Friendships are often developed that last well beyond the Festival and many times volunteers participate as families, friends, or work/school-related groups. Working at the Festival gives participants an exclusive, behind-the-scenes appreciation of the artists and art that make the Festival so enticing and fun.

Volunteers are needed in all areas of Festival operations, including security, artist relations, guest services, general operations, beverage sales, and merchandise sales. Volunteers receive free admission to the Festival on the day they work, a commemorative T-shirt and are invited to attend the annual volunteer appreciation party. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old to volunteer and over 21 years of age to participate in alcoholic beverage sales. All volunteers will be required to attend a volunteer orientation. We look forward to seeing you next year!

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Congratulations to the 2013 Volunteer Award Winners!

Rookie Captain of the Year: (tie)
Alex Grant
Nate Vincent

Cashier of the Year:
Lisa Ann Sharpen

Office Volunteer of the Year:
Susan Rahmer

Champagne Volunteer of the Year:
Catherine Roman

Wine Volunteer of the Year:
Callie McLellan

Beer Volunteer of the Year:
Sana Suleiman

Garbage Volunteer of the Year:
Ramon Perez

Will Call Volunteer of the Year:
Ruthann Spike

Margarita Volunteer of the Year:
James “Ram” Weeber

Silent Auction Volunteer of the Year:
Lisa Sarrail

“Dedication to the Festival” Award:
Kirsten “Kiki” Calegari-MacPhee

Volunteers of the Year: (tie)
Greg Christie
Nancy Mahl

And please congratulate all of the volunteers who were nominated for awards:

  • David Adcock
  • Shelly Aaronson
  • Pat Dean
  • Bill Hitchcock
  • Christi Gordon
  • Richard Browne
  • Miriam Browne
  • Yaker Kawoh
  • Tom Joyce
  • Betsy Elliott
  • John Walsh
  • Gene Redig
  • Callie McLellan
  • Cali Gilbert
  • Debbie Gardner
  • Roxanne Thompson
  • Jim Vargas
  • Jim Hughes
  • Rosemary Muldoon
  • Jim Muldoon
  • Mike Muldoon
  • Marlies Carver
  • Cathy Gee
  • Matt Cramer

Volunteer Captains Run a Tight Ship

Festival volunteers have a fun, efficient and rewarding job thanks in large part to the excellent team of dedicated volunteer captains with many hours of service who make sure the Festival runs smoothly. Many volunteer captains have been with the Festival for many years and are experts in customer service, security, artist relations, food and beverage, waste management, and more.

2013 Volunteer Captains with Sausalito Art Festival Foundation Board and Staff

2013 Volunteer Captains with Sausalito Art Festival Foundation Board and Staff