Staff / Board


It takes a lot of Volunteers, Interns, Staff and Board Members to make this event happen each year. If you would like to be apart of the team please contact us. EMAIL


2019 Board of Directors

Dennis Lavold                   - Co-Founder - Infrastructure / Operations

Ben Phillips                       - Co-Founder -  Logistics / Administration                                                                  

Chris Bowen                     - Board of Director - Infrastructure

Elizabeth Fortner              - Board of Director – Volunteer Development & Retention - Jr. & Senior High Schools

Kristen Owens                  - Board of Director  - Marketing & Community Development 

Ellen Carter                      - Anderson Universtiy Marketing / Print, Radio, Television, Social Media, Site

Garrett Ramskill                - Volunteer Development & Retention - Universities

Carrie Bowen                    - Board of Director - Village Entertainment / Vendors

Mike Morehead                  - Board of Director - IT

Monica Morehead              - Board of Director - Medical / Nurse on site

Sharon Singleton               – Board of Director – Visual Decorator, site continuity

Lois Bryson                       - Board of Director – The “Claus” Factor

Mickey Brown                   - Board of Director - Village Security

Linda Lavold                     - Board of Director - Audio / Video Marketing

C. Pickens                         - Board of Director - Park Security (ACSheriff & AC Police)

Core Financial                   - Finance Operations

Jackson Hewitt                  - Tax Operations


Seasonal Help / Volunteers

“Summer Months”  May - Sept

It takes 6 people working all summer to get ready for the event. 

Jonny, Peyton, Mark, Elizabeth, Alexia and Brooklyn

Grounds - Electricial - Construction - Painters - Landscaping - and others


“Operations”   October - January

Parking - Security - Entertainment - Vendors - Bakery - Frosty’s Cafe’ - Radio Station - Front Gate - Stage Managers - and lots more. About 60 work each night.

Email us for list of positions open this year.

PO Box 1413 Anderson, SC 29622 | (864) 933-2547| www.andersonchristmaslights.org | andersonlightsofhope@gmail.com

501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization     South Carolina Secretary of State #P14469     Federal Tax ID #56-2650542

© Anderson lights of hope 2019