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Meet Our Team

The dedicated team behind Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is committed to providing children with free, high-quality, age-appropriate books each month.

LEADERSHIP

Jeff Conyers (USA)
Jeff Conyers, Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Jeff Conyers

President

The Dollywood Foundation
111 E Main St, 2nd Floor
Sevierville, TN 37862

Jeff joined the Foundation in 2011 and leads the efforts to fulfill its global mission. Jeff is a member of the Board of Directors and is responsible for all aspects of the Foundation’s planning, strategy, finance and team.
Sam Roberts Wolfe (USA)
Sam Roberts Wolfe, Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Samuel Roberts Wolfe

Director of Operations

The Dollywood Foundation
111 E Main St, 2nd Floor
Sevierville, TN 37862

Sam joined the team in 2014 and leads the Foundation’s global operations, including the Imagination Library’s book
ordering system, book selection and fulfillment.
Marion Gillooly (UK)

Marion Gillooly (UK)

Executive Director

The Dollywood Foundation UK 167 – 169 Great Portland Street 5th Floor London W1W 5PF

Marion joined the team in 2018 and leads the Foundation’s strategy and Imagination Library team in the UK, as well as supporting our Australia and Republic of Ireland programs.
Norrine "Nora" Briggs (North America)
Nora Briggs

Norrine “Nora” Briggs (North America)

Executive Director

The Dollywood Foundation
111 E Main St, 2nd Floor
Sevierville, TN 37862

Nora joined the team in 2019 and leads the Foundation’s North American strategy and the Imagination Library teams in the USA and Canada.
Tracy Long (USA)
Tracy Long, Director of Marketing & Development

Tracy Long

Director of Marketing & Development

The Dollywood Foundation
111 E Main St, 2nd Floor
Sevierville, TN 37862

Tracy joined the team in 2020 and leads the Foundation’s global marketing strategy and development efforts.
Ethan Taylor (USA)
Headshot of Ethan Taylor, Director of Finance

Ethan Taylor

Director of Finance

The Dollywood Foundation
111 E Main St, 2nd Floor
Sevierville, TN 37862

Ethan joined the team in 2021 and oversees the Foundation’s global finance and accounting procedures.

OPERATIONS

Kathy Brown (USA)
Kathy Brown, Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Kathy Brown

Operations Support Manager

The Dollywood Foundation
111 E Main St, 2nd Floor
Sevierville, TN 37862

Kathy joined the team in 2016 and supports the Foundation’s Operations department, including all requests from the general public as well as Local Program Partners.
Chelsea Laubach (USA)
Chelsea Laubach

Chelsea Laubach

Account Support Manager

The Dollywood Foundation
111 E Main St, 2nd Floor
Sevierville, TN 37862

Chelsea joined the team in 2017 and is responsible for the Imagination Library’s Local Program Partners support, alongside our Regional Directors.
Danielle Velez (USA)
Danielle Velez, Senior Customer Support Manager

Danielle Velez

Senior Customer Support Manager

The Dollywood Foundation
111 E Main St, 2nd Floor
Sevierville, TN 37862

Danielle joined the team in 2023 and leads the global Customer Support Team in supporting the Imagination Library Local Program Partners, Regional Directors and parents.
Brooke Davis (USA)
Brooke Davis, Training Support Manager

Brooke Davis

Training Support Manager

The Dollywood Foundation
111 E Main St, 2nd Floor
Sevierville, TN 37862

Brooke joined the team in 2023 and supports the Imagination Library’s onboarding and training of new Local Program Partners globally.
Cris Cudos (USA)
Cris Cudos, System Analyst / Programmer

Cris Cudos

Senior Programmer

The Dollywood Foundation
111 E Main St, 2nd Floor
Sevierville, TN 37862

Cris joined the team in 2023 and leads the Foundation’s programming work and operates as our system administrator.
Curtis Kraehmer(USA)
Curtis Kraehmer, Programmer / Backend Developer

Curtis Kraehmer

Programmer

The Dollywood Foundation
111 E Main St, 2nd Floor
Sevierville, TN 37862

Curtis joined the team in 2023 and supports the Foundation’s systems and website as a back-end developer.
Rick Dreidemie (USA)
Rick Dreidemie / Full Stack Developer

Rick Dreidemie

Programmer

The Dollywood Foundation
111 E Main St, 2nd Floor
Sevierville, TN 37862

Rick joined the team in 2023 and supports the Foundation’s systems and website as a back-end developer.

MARKETING

Justin Young (USA)
Justin Young, Marketing Manager

Justin Young

Marketing Manager

The Dollywood Foundation
111 E Main St, 2nd Floor
Sevierville, TN 37862

Justin joined the team in 2023 and manages the Foundation’s global marketing initiatives, including internal communications and email strategy.
Sarah Chapman (USA)
Sarah Chapman, Senior Designer

Sarah Chapman

Senior Designer

The Dollywood Foundation
111 E Main St, 2nd Floor
Sevierville, TN 37862

Sarah joined the team in 2023 and manages the Foundation’s global design projects.
Brandon Collins (USA)
Brandon Collins, Marketing Manager

Brandon Collins

Marketing Manager

The Dollywood Foundation
111 E Main St, 2nd Floor
Sevierville, TN 37862

Brandon joined the team in 2023 and manages the Foundation’s global marketing support for Local Program Partners.
Houston Erekson (USA)
Houston Erekson, UX/UI Manager

Houston Erekson

UX/UI Manager

The Dollywood Foundation
111 E Main St, 2nd Floor
Sevierville, TN 37862

Houston joined the team in 2023 and manages the Foundation’s global UX/UI initiatives.
Michael Martin (USA)
Michael Martin, Digital Marketing Manager

Michael Martin

Digital Marketing Manager

The Dollywood Foundation
111 E Main St, 2nd Floor
Sevierville, TN 37862

Michael joined the team in 2023 and manages the Foundation’s global digital marketing initiatives.

FINANCE

Sherry Guyot (USA)

Sherry Guyot, Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Sherry Guyot

Finance Supervisor

The Dollywood Foundation
111 E Main St, 2nd Floor
Sevierville, TN 37862

Sherry joined the team in 2004 and oversees the USA monthly invoicing for select states, USA accounts receivable, and assists Local Program Partners with financial related requests.

Howard Clinton (USA)
Howard Clinton, Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Howard Clinton

Finance Coordinator

The Dollywood Foundation
111 E Main St, 2nd Floor
Sevierville, TN 37862

Howard joined the team in 2022 and oversees monthly invoicing for Canada, accounts receivable in Canada, monthly USA invoicing for select states, and assists Local Program Partners with financial related requests.
Misty Leatherwood (USA)

Misty Leatherwood, Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Misty Leatherwood (USA)

Finance Manager

The Dollywood Foundation USA
111 E. Main St, 2nd Floor
Sevierville, TN 37862

Misty joined the team in 2023 and oversees the monthly invoicing for the UK, accounts receivable in the UK, monthly USA invoicing for select states, and assists Local Program Partners with financial related requests.

REGIONAL & STATE TEAM

Pam Hunsaker (USA)

Pam Hunsaker, Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Pam Hunsaker (USA)

Senior Advisor

The Dollywood Foundation USA
111 E. Main St, 2nd Floor
Sevierville, TN 37862

Pam joined the team in 2001 and after years of successfully leading and growing the U.S. Imagination Library programs, now serves as a senior advisor to The Foundation team.

Rachel King (USA)

Rachel King, Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Rachel King (USA)

Senior Regional Director

The Dollywood Foundation USA
111 E. Main St, 2nd Floor
Sevierville, TN 37862

Rachel joined the team in 2023 and oversees the USA Regional Directors as well as growth and support of the Imagination Library in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon and Washington.

Nell Withers McCauley (North America)
Headshot of Nell McCauley, Program Director

Nell Withers McCauley (North America)

Program Director

The Dollywood Foundation
111 E Main St, 2nd Floor
Sevierville, TN 37862

Nell joined the Foundation in 2021 and oversees strategic partnerships focused on expansion of the Imagination Library in North America.
Michelle Anthony (USA)

Michelle Anthony, Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Michelle Anthony (USA)

Regional Director

The Dollywood Foundation USA
111 E. Main St, 2nd Floor
Sevierville, TN 37862

Michelle joined the team in 2023 and oversees the USA growth and support of the Imagination Library in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Minnesota, Montana, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming.

Lauren Wirt (USA)

Lauren Wirt, Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Lauren Wirt (USA)

Regional Director

The Dollywood Foundation USA
111 E. Main St, 2nd Floor
Sevierville, TN 37862

Lauren joined the team in 2023 and oversees the USA growth and support of the Imagination Library in Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Wisconsin.

Kahla Williams (USA)

Kahla Williams, Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Kahla Williams (USA)

Regional Director

The Dollywood Foundation USA
111 E. Main St, 2nd Floor
Sevierville, TN 37862

Kahla joined the team in 2023 and oversees the USA growth and support of the Imagination Library in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.

JC Morgan (USA)

JC Morgan, Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

JC Morgan (USA)

State Director, KY

The Dollywood Foundation USA
111 E. Main St, 2nd Floor
Sevierville, TN 37862

JC joined the team in 2023 and oversees the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library statewide program in Kentucky.

Libby Suttles (USA)

Libby Suttles, Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Libby Suttles (USA)

Community Engagement Director, KY

The Dollywood Foundation USA
111 E. Main St, 2nd Floor
Sevierville, TN 37862

Libby joined the team in 2023 and oversees support for Imagination Library program partners, volunteers, staff, and supporters statewide in Kentucky.

Melinda Brown (USA)

Melinda Brown, Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Melinda Brown (USA)

State Director, IN

The Dollywood Foundation USA
111 E. Main St, 2nd Floor
Sevierville, TN 37862

Melinda joined the team in 2023 and oversees the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library statewide program in Indiana.

Katie Mullins(USA)

Katie Mullins, Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Katie Mullins (USA)

Community Engagement Coordinator, IN

The Dollywood Foundation USA
111 E. Main St, 2nd Floor
Sevierville, TN 37862

Katie joined the team in 2023 and oversees support for Imagination Library program partners, volunteers, staff, and supporters statewide in Indiana.

Jeanne Smitiuch (Canada)
Jeanne Smitiuch, Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Jeanne Smitiuch (Canada)

Senior Regional Director

The Dollywood Foundation Canada
P.O. Box 24022 King George
Brantford ON N3R 7X3

Jeanne joined the Foundation in 2015 and oversees the Canadian growth and support of the Imagination Library in Canada.
Carolyn Clarke (Canada)
Jeanne Smitiuch, Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Carolyn Clarke (Canada)

NL Program Manager

The Dollywood Foundation Canada
P.O. Box 24022 King George
Brantford ON N3R 7X3

Carolyn joined the Foundation in 2021 and oversees the Canadian growth and support of the Imagination Library in Newfoundland Labrador; Central and East Regions.
Renee Sherstobetoff (Canada)
Renee Sherstobetoff, Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Renee Sherstobetoff (Canada)

NL Program Manager

The Dollywood Foundation Canada
P.O. Box 24022 King George
Brantford ON N3R 7X3

Renee joined the Foundation in 2021 and oversees the Canadian growth and support of the Imagination Library in Newfoundland Labrador; West and Labrador Regions.
Helen Hastle (UK)
Helen Hastle

Helen Hastle (UK)

Regional Director

The Dollywood Foundation UK
167 – 169 Great Portland Street
5th Floor
London W1W 5PF

Helen joined the Foundation in 2017 and oversees the growth and support of the Imagination Library in Central & Southern England and Wales.
Kirsty Hill (UK)

Kirsty Hill (UK)

Regional Director

The Dollywood Foundation UK
167 – 169 Great Portland Street
5th Floor
London W1W 5PF

Kirsty joined the Foundation in 2019 and oversees the growth and support of the Imagination Library in Scotland.
Meg Fletcher (UK)
Meg Fletcher - Regional Director | Dolly Parton's Imagination Library UK

Meg Fletcher (UK)

Regional Director

The Dollywood Foundation UK
167 – 169 Great Portland Street
5th Floor
London W1W 5PF

Meg joined the Foundation in 2021 and oversees the growth and support of the Imagination Library in Northern Ireland and Northern England.
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