The following committees help the Festival staff year round with the many tasks it takes to put the American Folk Festival on each year. 

2017 Board of Directors

Rick Fournier, Chair - Bangor Saving Bank
Keith Martin, Vice Chair - Kleinschmidt Group
Heidi LeBlanc, Secretary - Penquis Child Development
Lee Speronis, Treasurer - Husson University School of Business 
John Rohman, Past Chair - Community
Maria Baeza - Turning Point
Amy Blackstone - University of Maine and 58Main
Dan Cashman - Communications Committee Chair - Cashman Communications
Elizabeth Downing - University of Maine
Nicole Gogan - City of Brewer
Julie Green - Husson University
Vern Leeman - NH Bragg
Pauleena MacDougall - Maine Folklife Center
Jane Skelton - Rudman Winchell Maine Elder Law Firm
Kristen Strong - Community
Kerrie Tripp - Greater Bangor Convention and Visitor Bureau