Board of Directors

Indy Folk Series, Inc. is an all-volunteer organization; we do not have any paid staff.  We are incorporated in the State of Indiana as a not-for-profit corporation, and recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization.  Donations to the Indy Folk Series are tax deductible.  .

Current Board of Directors, as of 7/1/2021

  • Phil Slates, President
  • Brenda Crowe, Secretary
  • Joanne Smiddie-Brush, Treasurer
  • Mario Joven, Director
  • Carla Koertge Cote, Director
  • Carla Slates, Director
  • Sylvia Payne,, Director
  • Mark Kevitt, Director
  • Joe Smiddie-Brush, Director

You may contact any member of the Board via email at

Our Board of Directors is drawn from our audience and volunteer base.  If you are interested in volunteering with the Indy Folk Series, please talk to one of our friendly volunteers at a concert, there’s a role for you!